Texas contains five schools that offer carpentry programs. Everest Institute-Bissonnet, the highest-ranking carpentry school in TX, has a total student population of 1,331 and is the 3290th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 carpentry schools in Texas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest Institute-Bissonnet comes out as the most expensive ($20,552/yr), with Coastal Bend College as the lowest recorded at only $4,285/yr.
Carpentry students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 106,470 employed construction laborers earning an average yearly salary of $23,620. Carpenters in this state earn $32,310/yr and there are 34,000 employed.
Also, within the carpentry schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from carpentry, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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