Virginia contains two schools that offer facilities management programs. Old Dominion University, the highest-ranking facilities management school in VA, has a total student population of 24,013 and is the 1518th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 facilities management schools in Virginia, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Old Dominion University comes out as the most expensive ($10,173/yr), with Northern Virginia Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,953/yr.
Facilities Management students from Virginia schools who go on to become janitors, custodians, facility managers, head custodians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,090,400 people working as janitors and cleaners alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $24,120. Also, Emergency management specialists make on average $56,900 per year and there are about 13,060 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Virginia alone, there are 540 employed emergency management specialists earning an average yearly salary of $72,710. Janitors and cleaners in this state earn $22,180/yr and there are 58,670 employed.
Also, within the facilities management schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from facilities management, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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