Kentucky contains two schools that offer construction programs. Western Kentucky University, the highest-ranking construction school in KY, has a total student population of 20,712 and is the 1859th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 construction schools in Kentucky, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Western Kentucky University comes out as the most expensive ($9,729/yr), with West Kentucky Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $7,303/yr.
Construction students from Kentucky schools who go on to become construction area managers, construction workers, construction professionals, construction superintendents, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 204,760 people working as construction managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $93,290. Also, Painters, construction and maintenance make on average $37,320 per year and there are about 214,240 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Kentucky alone, there are 1,930 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average yearly salary of $30,790. Construction managers in this state earn $67,280/yr and there are 3,260 employed.
Also, within the construction schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from construction, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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