With an overall population of 60,651 and a student population of 13,663, approximately 6,667 of Utica students attend one of Utica's schools that offer drafting programs.
Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch is the largest drafting school in Utica, based on student population. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch with credentials in drafting.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a drafting degree from one of Utica's drafting schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,664 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Utica drafting schools was an average of $20,014 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,000 for drafting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Utica-based drafting schools, you will have an added expense of $7,940 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,654.
If you decide to work as a drafter in Utica, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,080 drafters in New York, 50 were working in the greater Utica area. By the year 2018, the number of drafters is expected to decrease by -13% in Utica. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.