Kalamazoo has a total population of 77,145 and a student population of 38,972. Of these students, 24,576 are enrolled in schools that offer supply chain management programs.
The largest supply chain management school in Kalamazoo, by student population, is Western Michigan University. In 2010, Western Michigan University graduated approximately 88 students from its supply chain management program.
A reported 88 students graduated with credentials in supply chain management in Kalamazoo in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Kalamazoo's supply chain management schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,298 per year in instate tuition and $31,418 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for supply chain management related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Kalamazoo-based supply chain management schools, you will have an added expense of $7,784 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,770.
After graduating with your credentials in supply chain management, if you decide to work as a supply chain manager in Kalamazoo, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 28,210 supply chain managers in Michigan. Of these supply chain managers, 290 were working in the greater Kalamazoo area. The number of supply chain managers in Kalamazoo is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for supply chain managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a supply chain manager in Kalamazoo is $66,890 per year, which is lower than the average for supply chain managers state-wide.