Rhode Island contains two schools that offer carpentry programs. North Bennet Street School, the highest-ranking carpentry school in RI, has a total student population of 144 and is the 1016th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 carpentry schools in Rhode Island, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, North Bennet Street School comes out as the most expensive ($61,218/yr), with Manchester Community College as the lowest recorded at only $17,487/yr.
Carpentry students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 1,830 employed construction laborers earning an average yearly salary of $42,160. Carpenters in this state earn $45,210/yr and there are 2,990 employed.
Also, within the carpentry schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from carpentry, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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