Morgantown has a total population of 26,809 and a student population of 29,251. Of these students, 28,898 are enrolled in schools that offer architecture programs.
Morgantown's largest architecture school is West Virginia University. In 2010, approximately 27 students graduated from the Architecture program at West Virginia University.
A reported 27 students graduated with credentials in architecture in Morgantown in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Morgantown's architecture schools was $16,034 per year for instate students and $27,132 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,178 for architecture related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,770 per year, on average, for room and board at Morgantown-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 Morgantown, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 8 architects in West Virginia were working in the greater Morgantown area. By the year 2018, the number of architects is expected to decrease by -8% in Morgantown. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for architects.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an architect in Morgantown is $38,460 per year, which is higher than the average for architects state-wide.
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