Nevada contains five schools that offer CAD programs. The Art Institute of Las Vegas, the highest-ranking CAD school in NV, has a total student population of 1,346 and is the 2932nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 CAD schools in Nevada, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Las Vegas comes out as the most expensive ($31,267/yr), with Western Nevada College as the lowest recorded at only $7,866/yr.
CAD students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 840 employed architectural and civil drafters earning an average yearly salary of $51,280. Drafters in this state earn $45,900/yr and there are 100 employed.
Also, within the CAD schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from CAD, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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