Idabel, OK has fifty-three architecture design schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. The University of Texas at Austin, the highest ranked school in this group with an architecture design program, has a total student population of 50,995. It is the 18th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Architecture Design students from Idabel schools who go on to become architecture designers, interior architects, architectural engineers, architectural project managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,412,730 people working as architecture and engineering employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $73,590. Also, Landscape architects make on average $65,910 per year and there are about 18,940 of them employed in the US today.
Idabel lies in McCurtain county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area has 164,450 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $15.13/hr average worker wage, and a $31,460 average annual salary.
Of the 53 architecture design schools with a 500-mile radius of Idabel, only 28 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Washington University in St Louis comes out as the most expensive ($28,951/yr) for architecture design students, with Kilgore College as the lowest, reported at only $2,728/yr.