Lawrence has a total population of 80,098 and a student population of 30,472. Of these students, 29,242 are enrolled in schools that offer architecture programs.
Lawrence's largest architecture school is University of Kansas. In 2010, University of Kansas graduated approximately 83 students from its architecture program.
In 2010, 122 students graduated with an architecture degree in Lawrence. Tuition in 2009 at Lawrence's architecture schools was $20,156 per year for instate students and $32,125 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a architecture program in Lawrence. And if you live on campus at one of the Lawrence-based architecture schools, you will have an added expense of $6,802 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,354.
If you plan on staying in Lawrence after graduating from architecture school, you should know that job prospects for architects in Lawrence, which is the most popular architecture profession, are not very good. There were 940 architects working in Kansas and 60 working in the greater Lawrence area in 2010. The government projects that the number of architects in Lawrence will increase by 7% 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 Lawrence is $46,770 per year, which is higher than the average for architects state-wide.
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