With an overall population of 260,512 and a student population of 45,371, approximately 26,295 of Lexington students attend one of Lexington's schools that offer architecture programs.
Lexington's largest architecture school is University of Kentucky. Approximately 62 students graduated in 2010 from University of Kentucky with credentials in architecture.
A reported 74 students graduated with credentials in architecture in Lexington in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Lexington's architecture schools was $20,183 per year for instate students and $28,738 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for architecture related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Lexington-based architecture schools, you will have an added expense of $9,125 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,083.
If you decide to work as an architect in Lexington, your job prospects are not very good. There were 940 architects working in Kentucky and 220 working in the greater Lexington area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of architects is expected to increase by 2% in Lexington. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for architects.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an architect in Lexington is $41,690 per year, which is higher than the average for architects state-wide.
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