West Virginia contains six schools that offer construction programs. Fred W Eberle Technical Center, the highest-ranking construction school in WV, has a total student population of 114 and is the 940th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 construction schools in West Virginia, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Fayette Institute of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($13,332/yr), with Putnam Career and Technical Center as the lowest recorded at only $2,184/yr.
Construction students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia alone, there are 680 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average yearly salary of $32,710. Construction managers in this state earn $71,330/yr and there are 250 employed.
Also, within the construction schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from construction, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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