Texas contains five schools that offer construction programs. University of North Texas, the highest-ranking construction school in TX, has a total student population of 35,003 and is the 1230th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 construction schools in Texas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Westwood College-Houston South comes out as the most expensive ($21,073/yr), with University of North Texas as the lowest recorded at only $10,409/yr.
Construction students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 18,250 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average yearly salary of $30,470. Construction managers in this state earn $77,490/yr and there are 28,010 employed.
Also, within the construction schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from construction, 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.
Texas Interesting Facts