Kentucky contains four schools that offer CAD programs. Northern Kentucky University, the highest-ranking CAD school in KY, has a total student population of 15,378 and is the 2941st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 CAD schools in Kentucky, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Lexington comes out as the most expensive ($22,770/yr), with Bluegrass Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $6,933/yr.
CAD students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 950 employed architectural and civil drafters earning an average yearly salary of $37,630. Drafters in this state earn $46,050/yr and there are 310 employed.
Also, within the CAD schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from CAD, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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