Elgin has a total population of 94,487 and a student population of 13,102. Of these students, 1,231 are enrolled in schools that offer architecture programs.
Judson University is the largest architecture school in Elgin, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 53 students graduated from the Architecture program at Judson University.
A total of 53 students graduated with credentials in architecture from architecture schools in Elgin in 2010. If you decide to attend a architecture school in Elgin, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $23,500.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for architecture related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Elgin-based architecture schools, you will have an added expense of $8,200 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,500.
If you plan on staying in Elgin after graduating from architecture school, you should know that job prospects for architects in Elgin, which is the most popular architecture profession, are good. In 2010, there were 6,040 architects in Illinois. Of these architects, 3,860 were working in the greater Elgin area. By the year 2018, the number of architects is expected to increase by 14% in Elgin. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for architects.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an architect in Elgin is $73,600 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for architects.
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