Lafayette has a general population of 110,257 and an overall student population of 22,602. Approximately 16,361 of Lafayette's students are enrolled in schools that offer architecture programs.
Of the 1 architecture schools in Lafayette, the largest architecture school, by student population, is University of Louisiana at Lafayette. In 2010, approximately 21 students graduated from the Architecture program at University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
A reported 52 students graduated with credentials in architecture in Lafayette in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,764 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lafayette architecture schools was an average of $21,336 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for architecture related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,680 per year, on average, for room and board at Lafayette-based architecture schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,614.
After graduating with your credentials in architecture, if you decide to work as an architect in Lafayette, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,530 architects working in Louisiana and 120 working in the greater Lafayette area in 2010. The number of architects in Lafayette is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for architects.
As an architect in Lafayette, you can expect to make an average salary of $67,980 per year. This is higher than the average salary for architects in the state.
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