Tennessee contains two schools that offer carpentry programs. Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals, the highest-ranking carpentry school in TN, has a total student population of 4,520 and is the 4794th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 carpentry schools in Tennessee, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, John C Calhoun State Community College comes out as the most expensive ($5,310/yr), with Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals as the lowest recorded at only $3,078/yr.
Carpentry students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 17,110 employed construction laborers earning an average yearly salary of $26,060. Carpenters in this state earn $33,230/yr and there are 9,510 employed.
Also, within the carpentry schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from carpentry, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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