North Carolina contains five schools that offer construction programs. Wilkes Community College, the highest-ranking construction school in NC, has a total student population of 2,855 and is the 4824th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 construction schools in North Carolina, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wake Technical Community College comes out as the most expensive ($12,759/yr), with Wilkes Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,836/yr.
Construction students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 6,490 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average yearly salary of $29,460. Construction managers in this state earn $88,770/yr and there are 8,110 employed.
Also, within the construction schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from construction, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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