Cincinnati, OH (population: 332,807) has twenty-three drafting schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, the highest ranked school in this group with a drafting program, has a total student population of 30,383. It is the 419th highest ranked school in the USA and the 15th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Drafting students from Cincinnati schools who go on to become architects, architecture designers, drafters, landscape architects, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,412,730 people working as architecture and engineering employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $73,590. Also, Landscape architects make on average $65,910 per year and there are about 18,940 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Cincinnati-Middletown-KY-IN area alone, there are ** employed landscape architects earning an average salary of $37,650. Architecture and engineering employees in this area earn $71,510/yr and there are 17,360 employed.
Cincinnati lies in Hamilton county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Cincinnati-Middletown-KY-IN area has 994,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.35/hr average worker wage, and a $42,340 average annual salary. Thus, about 17.453 out of every 1000 jobs in Cincinnati are held by architecture and engineering employees, and **/1000 are held by landscape architects.
Of the 23 drafting schools with a 100-mile radius of Cincinnati, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Lexington comes out as the most expensive ($22,770/yr) for drafting students, with Sinclair Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,687/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Cincinnati|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||8.8 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||33.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||56.8 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||79.7 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||88.8 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||92.3 miles|