Rhode Island contains six schools that offer home inspection programs. Cornell University, the highest-ranking home inspection school in RI, has a total student population of 20,633 and is the 640th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 home inspection schools in Rhode Island, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Cornell University comes out as the most expensive ($26,242/yr), with Pennsylvania Highlands Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,390/yr.
Home Inspection students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 50 employed fire inspectors and investigators earning an average yearly salary of $51,590. Construction and building inspectors in this state earn $47,710/yr and there are 200 employed.
Also, within the home inspection schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from home inspection, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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