2021 Best Value Colleges for Engineering Technologies in Michigan
Finding the Best Value Engineering Technologies School for You
With 1,050 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, engineering technologies is the #16 most popular major in Michigan. This means that 5.4% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.
This year's Best Value Colleges for Engineering Technologies in Michigan ranking analyzed 6 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in engineering tech. When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. For this ranking, we are identifying those engineering tech schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.
When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.
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Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Value Engineering Tech Schools list, to help you choose the best school for you.
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2021 Best Value Engineering Technologies Schools in Michigan
Best Value Engineering Tech Schools in Michigan
The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Ferris State University. Ferris is a large public school located in the distant town of Big Rapids. Ferris also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Engineering Technologies in Michigan rankings.
The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Ferris is 4.6 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $15,909. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Ferris be around $73,022. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.Request Information
The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Eastern Michigan University. Eastern Michigan is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Ypsilanti. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Eastern Michigan, the school also landed the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for Engineering Technologies in Michigan ranking.
The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Eastern Michigan is 4.8 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $20,456. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Eastern Michigan is $98,393. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.Request Information
Western Michigan University landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value engineering technologies schools. Located in the city of Kalamazoo, WMU is a public college with a fairly large student population. WMU also made our Best Colleges for Engineering Technologies in Michigan list, coming in at #4.
It takes the average student at WMU about 4.7 years to graduate, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $21,387. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the WMU is $100,305. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.Request Information
Central Michigan University landed the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value engineering technologies schools. Central Michigan is a large public school located in the town of Mount Pleasant. Central Michigan did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #3 on our Best Colleges for Engineering Technologies in Michigan list.
At Central Michigan, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.7 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $24,977. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Central Michigan is $116,393. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.Request Information
Michigan Technological University landed the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value engineering technologies schools. Michigan Tech is a medium-sized public school located in the town of Houghton. In addition to being on our best value list, Michigan Tech has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Engineering Technologies in Michigan ranking.
At Michigan Tech, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.7 years, and it costs about $34,964 per year to attend the school. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Michigan Tech be around $162,583. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.Request Information
Northern Michigan University earned the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the town of Marquette, Northern Michigan University is a public school with a moderately-sized student population. In addition to being on our best value list, Northern Michigan University has also earned the #6 rank in our Best Colleges for Engineering Technologies in Michigan ranking.
It takes the average student at Northern Michigan University about 4.6 years to graduate, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $22,054. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Northern Michigan University is about $101,228. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.Request Information
Best Engineering Technologies Colleges in the Great Lakes Region
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Rankings in Majors Related to Engineering Tech
Engineering Tech Majors to Study
|Mechanical Engineering Technology||259|
|Industrial Production Technology||195|
|Electronics Engineering Technology||101|
|Construction Engineering Technology||84|
Most Popular Majors Related to Engineering Tech
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Biological & Biomedical Sciences||4,050|
|Computer & Information Sciences||2,732|
|Mathematics & Statistics||805|
Notes and References
*These averages are for the top 6 schools only.
- The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
- Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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