Kansas contains nine schools that offer carpentry programs. Northwest Kansas Technical College, the highest-ranking carpentry school in KS, has a total student population of 291 and is the 1360th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 carpentry schools in Kansas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wichita Area Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($22,197/yr), with Coffeyville Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,308/yr.
Carpentry students from Kansas schools who go on to become carpenters, construction managers, construction workers, construction engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 743,760 people working as carpenters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $43,640. Also, Construction laborers make on average $33,190 per year and there are about 856,440 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Kansas alone, there are 9,400 employed construction laborers earning an average yearly salary of $29,640. Carpenters in this state earn $40,270/yr and there are 6,370 employed.
Also, within the carpentry schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from carpentry, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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