East Lansing has a general population of 46,525 and an overall student population of 47,344. Approximately 47,071 of East Lansing's students are enrolled in schools that offer construction management programs.
Michigan State University is the largest construction management school in East Lansing, based on student population. In 2010, Michigan State University graduated approximately 70 students with credentials in construction management.
In 2010, 71 students graduated with a construction management degree in East Lansing. If you decide to attend one of East Lansing's construction management schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,994 per year in instate tuition and $37,457 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $962 for construction management related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,394 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you 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 East Lansing, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 27,380 construction managers in Michigan, 980 were working in the greater East Lansing area. The number of construction managers in East Lansing is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for construction managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a construction manager in East Lansing is $24,930 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for construction managers.