Michigan Technical Schools

A technical school can help prepare students for a career in electronics and computer technology industries, in accounting, office, and new media technologies, and in maintenance technologies. Technical school graduates may work as science technicians, pharmacy technicians, veterinary medical technicians and paramedics, engineering technicians, sound engineering technicians and more. Most technical schools offer a wide variety of degree options, so finding a technical school to match your education path will be easy. Fortunately, several Michigan technical schools fit the bill.

Michigan technical schools offer certificates, associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and advanced degrees in technical related fields. Michigan’s top technical schools include Michigan Technological University (est. 1885),
Lawrence Technological University (est. 1932), and Eastern Michigan University-College of Technology (est. 1980). Overall, the state of Michigan has 45 public and 60 private institutions with more than 552,162 students enrolled. Thousands of Michigan students attend technical school, with more than 13,109 students enrolled in Michigan’s top technical schools alone. According to the latest figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, undergraduate technical school enrollment is 266,000+ students across the nation.

Schools to consider:

Dorsey Schools
Locations:
  • Wayne, MI
  • Roseville, MI
  • Saginaw, MI
Ross Medical Education Centers
Locations:
  • Flint, MI
  • Sylvania, OH
  • Granger, IN

Facts and Figures for Michigan Technical Schools

Average Tuition Costs On-Campus

The average cost for tuition and fees at a public Michigan technical school is $8,471 per academic year. The average cost for tuition and fees at private Michigan technical schools is $14,827 per academic year.

Average Tuition Costs Online

The tuition costs for online Michigan technical schools start at around $200 per credit hour. For graduate school, tuition starts at around $300 per credit hour. Students will pay the same tuition and fees for online technical programs as on-campus programs, but you will save a significant amount of money by eliminating room & board expenses as well as transportation costs. The average room and board costs for public Michigan colleges is $7,532 per academic year.

Noted On-Campus Michigan Technical Schools and Enrollment

Michigan Technological University (avg. enrollment, 7,132 students)
Lawrence Technological University (avg. enrollment, 4,000 students)
Eastern Michigan University-College of Technology (avg. enrollment, 1,977 students)

Noted Online Technical Schools Available in Michigan

Eastern Michigan University-College of Technology
Lawrence Technological University
Michigan Technological University
DeVry University
ITT Technical Institute
University of Phoenix-West Michigan, Grand Rapids

Accredited Michigan Technical Schools

Eastern Michigan University-College of Technology
Lawrence Technological University
Michigan Technological University

Sources
Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2007, 126th Ed.
Princeton Review
National Center for Education and Statistics
The U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Education

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