Kalamazoo has a general population of 77,145 and an overall student population of 38,972. Approximately 24,576 of Kalamazoo's students are enrolled in schools that offer human resources programs.
The largest human resources school in Kalamazoo, by student population, is Western Michigan University. In 2010, Western Michigan University graduated approximately 50 students with credentials in human resources.
In 2010, 61 students graduated with a human resources degree in Kalamazoo. Tuition in 2009 at Kalamazoo's human resources schools was $20,298 per year for instate students and $31,418 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for human resources related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,784 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,770.
If you decide to work as a human resource professional in Kalamazoo, your job prospects are not very good. There were 4,260 human resource professionals working in Michigan and 140 working in the greater Kalamazoo area in 2010. The government projects that the number of human resource professionals in Kalamazoo will decrease by -6% by the year 2018. 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 Kalamazoo is $37,100 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for human resource professionals.