Lawrence has a general population of 80,098 and an overall student population of 30,515. Approximately 29,242 of Lawrence's students are enrolled in schools that offer construction management programs.
University of Kansas is the largest construction management school in Lawrence, based on student population. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from University of Kansas with credentials in construction management.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a construction management degree in Lawrence. Tuition in 2009 at Lawrence's construction management schools was $20,156 per year for instate students and $32,125 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for construction management related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Lawrence-based construction management 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.
Many construction management graduates choose to work as construction managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lawrence, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 67 construction managers in Kansas were working in the greater Lawrence area. By the year 2018, the number of construction managers is expected to increase by 12% in Lawrence. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for construction managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a construction manager in Lawrence is $27,870 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for construction managers.