With an overall population of 46,525 and a student population of 47,344, approximately 47,071 of East Lansing students attend one of East Lansing's schools that offer math programs.
East Lansing's largest math school is Michigan State University. In 2010, approximately 91 students graduated from the Math program at Michigan State University.
A total of 165 students graduated with credentials in math from math schools in East Lansing in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,994 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all East Lansing math schools was an average of $37,457 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $962 for math related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the East Lansing-based math schools, you will have an added expense of $7,394 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in East Lansing after graduating from math school, you should know that job prospects for math professionals in East Lansing, which is the most popular math profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,100 math professionals in Michigan. Of these math professionals, 60 were working in the greater East Lansing area. The government projects that the number of math professionals in East Lansing will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for math professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a math professional in East Lansing is $66,030 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for math professionals.