With an overall population of 199,564 and a student population of 36,271, approximately 30,049 of Lubbock students attend one of Lubbock's schools that offer architecture programs.
Of the 1 architecture schools in Lubbock, the largest architecture school, by student population, is Texas Tech University. In 2010, Texas Tech University graduated approximately 167 students from its architecture program.
A total of 235 students graduated with credentials in architecture from architecture schools in Lubbock in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,288 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lubbock architecture schools was an average of $24,936 per year in 2009.
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 $7,805 per year, on average, for room and board at Lubbock-based architecture schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in architecture, if you decide to work as an architect in Lubbock, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 11,010 architects in Texas. Of these architects, 100 were working in the greater Lubbock area. The number of architects in Lubbock is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for architects.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an architect in Lubbock is $52,920 per year, which is higher than the average for architects state-wide.
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