Blacksburg has a general population of 39,573 and an overall student population of 31,581. Approximately 30,870 of Blacksburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer construction management programs.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is the largest construction management school in Blacksburg, based on student population. In 2010, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University graduated approximately 91 students from its construction management program.
A total of 91 students graduated with credentials in construction management from construction management schools in Blacksburg in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Blacksburg's construction management schools was $19,565 per year for instate students and $32,838 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,080 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a construction management program in Blacksburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,024 per year, on average, for room and board at Blacksburg-based construction management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,985.
After graduating with your credentials in construction management, if you decide to work as a construction manager in Blacksburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 50 construction managers in Virginia were working in the greater Blacksburg area. Blacksburg's construction manager workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for construction managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a construction manager in Blacksburg is $46,610 per year, which is higher than the average for construction managers state-wide.
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061-0131