With an overall population of 441,545 and a student population of 59,835, approximately 14,799 of Kansas City students attend one of Kansas City's schools that offer architecture programs.
Kansas City's largest architecture school is University of Missouri-Kansas City. In 2010, University of Missouri-Kansas City graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in architecture.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with an architecture degree in Kansas City. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,943 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Kansas City architecture schools was an average of $36,034 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,180 for architecture related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Kansas City-based architecture schools, you will have an added expense of $9,560 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,453.
Many architecture graduates choose to work as architects after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Kansas City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,590 architects in Missouri. Of these architects, 950 were working in the greater Kansas City area. By the year 2018, the number of architects is expected to decrease by -8% in Kansas City. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for architects.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an architect in Kansas City is $47,970 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for architects.
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