Hammond has a total population of 83,048 and a student population of 10,770. Of these students, 10,133 are enrolled in schools that offer architecture programs.
Of the 1 architecture schools in Hammond, the largest architecture school, by student population, is Purdue University-Calumet Campus. In 2010, Purdue University-Calumet Campus graduated approximately 21 students with credentials in architecture.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with an architecture degree from one of Hammond's architecture schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,585 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Hammond architecture schools was an average of $24,872 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,125 for architecture related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,680 per year, on average, for room and board at Hammond-based architecture schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,545.
Many architecture graduates choose to work as architects after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hammond, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,920 architects in Indiana. Of these architects, 160 were working in the greater Hammond area. The government projects that the number of architects in Hammond will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for architects.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an architect in Hammond is $50,630 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for architects.
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