East Lansing has a general population of 46,525 and an overall student population of 47,344. Approximately 47,071 of East Lansing's students are enrolled in schools that offer human resources programs.
Of the 1 human resources schools in East Lansing, the largest human resources school, by student population, is Michigan State University. In 2010, Michigan State University graduated approximately 61 students from its human resources program.
In 2010, 108 students graduated with a human resources degree from one of East Lansing's human resources schools. Tuition in 2009 at East Lansing's human resources schools was $20,994 per year for instate students and $37,457 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $962 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a human resources program in East Lansing. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,394 per year, on average, for room and board at East Lansing-based human resources schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many human resources graduates choose to work as human resource professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in East Lansing, your job prospects are not very good. There were 4,260 human resource professionals working in Michigan and 260 working in the greater East Lansing area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of human resource professionals is expected to decrease by -6% in East Lansing. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for human resource professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a human resource professional in East Lansing is $40,510 per year, which is higher than the average for human resource professionals state-wide.