Atlanta has a total population of 416,474 and a student population of 92,079. Of these students, 20,291 are enrolled in schools that offer architecture programs.
Of the 1 architecture schools in Atlanta, the largest architecture school, by student population, is Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus. Approximately 132 students graduated in 2010 from Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus with credentials in architecture.
In 2010, 306 students graduated with an architecture degree from one of Atlanta's architecture schools. Tuition in 2009 at Atlanta's architecture schools was $18,210 per year for instate students and $36,420 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a architecture program in Atlanta. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,516 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,006.
If you plan on staying in Atlanta after graduating from architecture school, you should know that job prospects for architects in Atlanta, which is the most popular architecture profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 architects in Georgia were working in the greater Atlanta area. Atlanta's architect workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for architects.
As an architect in Atlanta, you can expect to make an average salary of $72,440 per year. This is higher than the average salary for architects in the state.
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