With an overall population of 139,722 and a student population of 17,804, approximately 17,151 of Brownsville students attend one of Brownsville's schools that offer drafting programs.
Brownsville's largest drafting school is The University of Texas at Brownsville. In 2010, The University of Texas at Brownsville graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in drafting.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a drafting degree from one of Brownsville's drafting schools. Tuition in 2009 at Brownsville's drafting schools was $15,608 per year for instate students and $22,810 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $646 for drafting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,367 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,826.
If you decide to work as a drafter in Brownsville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 11,250 drafters in Texas. Of these drafters, 70 were working in the greater Brownsville area. The government projects that the number of drafters in Brownsville will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a drafter in Brownsville is $25,050 per year, which is lower than the average for drafters state-wide.