Monroe has a general population of 53,107 and an overall student population of 11,512. Approximately 9,004 of Monroe's students are enrolled in schools that offer construction management programs.
The largest construction management school in Monroe, by student population, is University of Louisiana Monroe. In 2010, University of Louisiana Monroe graduated approximately 55 students from its construction management program.
A reported 55 students graduated with credentials in construction management in Monroe in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Monroe's construction management schools was $13,693 per year for instate students and $19,950 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for construction management related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,890 per year, on average, for room and board at Monroe-based construction management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many construction management graduates choose to work as construction managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Monroe, your job prospects are not very good. There were 19,470 construction managers working in Louisiana and 400 working in the greater Monroe area in 2010. The number of construction managers in Monroe is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for construction managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a construction manager in Monroe is $23,050 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for construction managers.