With an overall population of 44,831 and a student population of 24,547, approximately 23,581 of Manhattan students attend one of Manhattan's schools that offer architecture programs.
Kansas State University is the largest architecture school in Manhattan, based on student population. Approximately 81 students graduated in 2010 from Kansas State University with credentials in architecture.
A reported 127 students graduated with credentials in architecture in Manhattan in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,399 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Manhattan architecture schools was an average of $29,106 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,195 for architecture related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Manhattan-based architecture schools, you will have an added expense of $6,752 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,647.
After graduating with your credentials in architecture, if you decide to work as an architect in Manhattan, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 22 architects in Kansas were working in the greater Manhattan area. By the year 2018, the number of architects is expected to increase by 7% in Manhattan. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for architects.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an architect in Manhattan is $28,200 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for architects.
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