There are 2 architecture schools in Memphis, Tennessee. Memphis has a total population of 650,100 and a student population of 48,230. Of these students, 34,440 are enrolled in schools that offer architecture programs.
Southwest Tennessee Community College is the largest architecture school in Memphis, based on student population. In 2010, Southwest Tennessee Community College graduated approximately 37 students from its architecture program.
A total of 55 students graduated with credentials in architecture from architecture schools in Memphis in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Memphis's architecture schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,409 per year in instate tuition and $32,129 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for architecture related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,870 per year, on average, for room and board at Memphis-based architecture schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,604.
Many architecture graduates choose to work as architects after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Memphis, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,750 architects in Tennessee. Of these architects, 240 were working in the greater Memphis area. By the year 2018, the number of architects is expected to decrease by -8% in Memphis. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for architects.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an architect in Memphis is $48,320 per year, which is higher than the average for architects state-wide.
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