Ruston has a general population of 20,546 and an overall student population of 11,282. Approximately 11,264 of Ruston's students are enrolled in schools that offer construction management programs.
Ruston's largest construction management school is Louisiana Tech University. Approximately 26 students graduated in 2010 from Louisiana Tech University with credentials in construction management.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a construction management degree in Ruston. Tuition in 2009 at Ruston's construction management schools was $15,534 per year for instate students and $20,931 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a construction management program in Ruston. And if you live on campus at one of the Ruston-based construction management schools, you will have an added expense of $5,055 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Ruston after graduating from construction management school, you should know that job prospects for construction managers in Ruston, which is the most popular construction management profession, are not very good. There were 19,470 construction managers working in Louisiana and 690 working in the greater Ruston area in 2010. Ruston's construction manager workforce is projected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for construction managers.
As a construction manager in Ruston, you can expect to make an average salary of $23,020 per year. This is lower than the average salary for construction managers in the state.