Idaho contains five schools that offer CAD programs. Idaho State University, the highest-ranking CAD school in ID, has a total student population of 13,493 and is the 3704th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 CAD schools in Idaho, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Boise comes out as the most expensive ($22,237/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
CAD students from Idaho schools who go on to become drafters, architects, computer aided designers, project architects, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,290 people working as drafters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,210. Also, Architectural and civil drafters make on average $47,710 per year and there are about 105,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Idaho alone, there are 450 employed architectural and civil drafters earning an average yearly salary of $43,770. Drafters in this state earn $39,520/yr and there are 140 employed.
Also, within the CAD schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from CAD, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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