Savannah has a general population of 131,510 and an overall student population of 26,747. Approximately 9,906 of Savannah's students are enrolled in schools that offer architecture programs.
The largest architecture school in Savannah, by student population, is Savannah College of Art and Design. In 2010, Savannah College of Art and Design graduated approximately 165 students with credentials in architecture.
A total of 175 students graduated with credentials in architecture from architecture schools in Savannah in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $28,265 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,400 for architecture related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Savannah-based architecture schools, you will have an added expense of $10,780 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $33,473.
Many architecture graduates choose to work as architects after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Savannah, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 20 architects in Georgia were working in the greater Savannah area. Savannah's architect workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for architects.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an architect in Savannah is $77,420 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for architects.
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