With an overall population of 95,658 and a student population of 67,683, approximately 18,020 of Albany students attend one of Albany's schools that offer architecture programs.
SUNY at Albany is the largest architecture school in Albany, based on student population. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from SUNY at Albany with credentials in architecture.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with an architecture degree in Albany. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,728 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Albany architecture schools was an average of $27,628 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,600 for architecture related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,238 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in architecture, if you decide to work as an architect in Albany, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 architects in New York were working in the greater Albany area. The number of architects in Albany is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for architects.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an architect in Albany is $67,350 per year, which is lower than the average for architects state-wide.
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