Utah contains six schools that offer carpentry programs. Mountainland Applied Technology College, the highest-ranking carpentry school in UT, has a total student population of 533 and is the 934th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 carpentry schools in Utah, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College comes out as the most expensive ($12,888/yr), with Mountainland Applied Technology College as the lowest recorded at only $1,568/yr.
Carpentry students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 11,370 employed construction laborers earning an average yearly salary of $26,930. Carpenters in this state earn $36,640/yr and there are 8,340 employed.
Also, within the carpentry schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from carpentry, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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