Oregon contains seven schools that offer construction programs. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest-ranking construction school in OR, has a total student population of 45,943 and is the 26th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 construction schools in Oregon, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wyotech-Fremont comes out as the most expensive ($32,914/yr), with Wenatchee Valley College as the lowest recorded at only $7,442/yr.
Construction students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 3,670 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average yearly salary of $32,150. Construction managers in this state earn $82,620/yr and there are 2,460 employed.
Also, within the construction schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from construction, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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