As a child, you were more excited for science fair than recess. Now as an adult, when you watch The Big Bang Theory, you actually know what they’re talking about. Science is your thing, and you’re hoping that passion can take your career to the next level.
The number of science related jobs is increasing faster than the national average,* but so is the attention. Interests in the sciences has seen a 19% increase from female students and an 11% increase from male students*. Careers in the science field also have the largest salary range of any field, spanning from $33,000-$104,000*, leaving much to consider when choosing your path.
You’ve got the smarts and the know-how, and you’re on the right path. How it works, what it’s made of, and how can I fix it are common thoughts that run through your mind. Turn those thoughts into money with a career in science.*Bureau of Labor Statistics
Grand Valley State University offers 22 Mathematics and Science degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2019, 465 Mathematics and Science students graduated with students earning 400 Bachelor's degrees, and 65 Master's degrees.
Davenport University offers 9 Mathematics and Science degree programs. It's a medium sized, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2019, 10 Mathematics and Science students graduated with students earning 9 Bachelor's degrees, and 1 Associate's degree.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Grand Valley State University Allendale, MI||21 : 1||24,033|
|Calvin University Grand Rapids, MI||15 : 1||3,570|
|Hope College Holland, MI||13 : 1||3,056|
|Aquinas College Grand Rapids, MI||18 : 1||1,600|
|Davenport University Grand Rapids, MI||59 : 1||6,429|
|Cornerstone University Grand Rapids, MI||30 : 1||1,998|
|Grand Rapids Community College Grand Rapids, MI||61 : 1||13,270|
|Kuyper College Grand Rapids, MI||16 : 1||143|