Missouri contains three schools that offer home inspection programs. University of Missouri-Columbia, the highest-ranking home inspection school in MO, has a total student population of 31,237 and is the 820th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 home inspection schools in Missouri, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Missouri-Columbia comes out as the most expensive ($15,080/yr), with Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park as the lowest recorded at only $7,837/yr.
Home Inspection students from Missouri 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. In fact, in the Missouri alone, there are 220 employed fire inspectors and investigators earning an average yearly salary of $50,820. Construction and building inspectors in this state earn $47,150/yr and there are 2,050 employed.
Also, within the home inspection schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from home inspection, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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