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Nearly half of STEM grads go into a different career

STEM grad career field

Many students do not go into a career related to their college major. Nationally, 48 percent of STEM-trained college grads go into a non-STEM career field.

Research studies have found that a bachelor's degree, in any area of study, is important for future earnings and career growth. Data shows that many college graduates go into a career field that is not directly related to their undergraduate major.

Independent colleges serve more students with financial need


Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (SEOG) are grants for college ranging from $1,000-$4,000 per student that can be used on top of other scholarships and are only available to students with the most financial need. 

In order to qualify, students must be enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program, have no outstanding student loans from another program, be a U.S. citizen, and have no criminal record. 

Michigan Economic Competitiveness Study: Northwood University

Competitiveness study

On Wednesday, January 24, 2018 Dr. Timothy Nash from Northwood University presented the 2018 Michigan Competitiveness Study to the Michigan Legislature's Joint Competitiveness Committee.

See the report in the link below!

Seven years of increases to student financial aid


Under the leadership of Governor Snyder and the Michigan Legislature, need-based student grants and scholarships in Michigan increased 31 percent (an additional $29 million) between FY 2012 and FY 2018 and approximately 28,000 Michigan Tuition Grant recipients earned Bachelor's Degrees.
Michigan's students thank you!


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