Westfield has a total population of 40,072 and a student population of 5,675. Of these students, 5,675 are enrolled in schools that offer architecture programs.
The largest architecture school in Westfield, by student population, is Westfield State University. In 2010, Westfield State University graduated approximately 16 students from its architecture program.
A total of 16 students graduated with credentials in architecture from architecture schools in Westfield in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,956 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Westfield architecture schools was an average of $24,036 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $950 for architecture related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,240 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,566.
After graduating with your credentials in architecture, if you decide to work as an architect in Westfield, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 37 architects in Massachusetts were working in the greater Westfield area. By the year 2018, the number of architects is expected to decrease by -2% in Westfield. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for architects.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an architect in Westfield is $49,250 per year, which is lower than the average for architects state-wide.
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