Boise, ID has ten home inspection schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. Oregon State University, the highest ranked school in this group with a home inspection program, has a total student population of 21,950. It is the 1117th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Home Inspection students from Boise schools who go on to become home inspectors, real estate inspectors, housing quality standard inspectors, housing inspectors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 90,730 people working as construction and building inspectors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $53,550. Also, Fire inspectors and investigators make on average $56,310 per year and there are about 12,180 of them employed in the US today.
Of the 10 home inspection schools with a 500-mile radius of Boise, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oregon State University comes out as the most expensive ($12,738/yr) for home inspection students, with Butte College as the lowest, reported at only $5,773/yr.