With an overall population of 51,818 and a student population of 18,864, approximately 5,573 of La Crosse students attend one of La Crosse's schools that offer architecture programs.
Of the 1 architecture schools in La Crosse, the largest architecture school, by student population, is Western Technical College. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Western Technical College with credentials in architecture.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with an architecture degree from one of La Crosse's architecture schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,462 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all La Crosse architecture schools was an average of $14,983 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,264 for architecture related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,370 per year, on average, for room and board at La Crosse-based architecture schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,324.
If you plan on staying in La Crosse after graduating from architecture school, you should know that job prospects for architects in La Crosse, which is the most popular architecture profession, are not very good. There were 1,460 architects working in Wisconsin and 50 working in the greater La Crosse area in 2010. The government projects that the number of architects in La Crosse will decrease by -6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for architects.
As an architect in La Crosse, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,910 per year. This is lower than the average salary for architects in the state.
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