Wisconsin contains four schools that offer construction programs. Western Technical College, the highest-ranking construction school in WI, has a total student population of 5,573 and is the 3567th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 construction schools in Wisconsin, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute–Madison comes out as the most expensive ($22,571/yr), with Waukesha County Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $6,758/yr.
Construction students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 3,490 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average yearly salary of $38,310. Construction managers in this state earn $82,110/yr and there are 3,020 employed.
Also, within the construction schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from construction, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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