With an overall population of 2,588 and a student population of 2,550, approximately 2,550 of Oakland City students attend one of Oakland City's schools that offer drafting programs.
Oakland City University is the largest drafting school in Oakland City, based on student population. In 2010, Oakland City University graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in drafting.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a drafting degree in Oakland City. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,410 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,950 for drafting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,228 per year, on average, for room and board at Oakland City-based drafting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,110.
Many drafting graduates choose to work as drafters after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Oakland City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,920 drafters in Indiana. Of these drafters, 130 were working in the greater Oakland City area. By the year 2018, the number of drafters is expected to increase by 7% in Oakland City. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a drafter in Oakland City is $39,010 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for drafters.