Architecture in Kansas

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Schools Offering Architecture Programs in Kansas


Each year, approximately 0.3% of Kansas graduates receive degrees in architecture. That means an estimated 255 architects graduate from Kansas' 5 architecture schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Kansas that has a architecture program is Kansas State University. Kansas State University, which was ranked 61st in the country in 2010, is located in Manhattan. 127 students graduated with a degree in architecture from Kansas State University in 2010. Tuition at Kansas State University was $7,376 per year.

The second-ranked school in Kansas that has a architecture program is University of Kansas. University of Kansas, which was ranked 63rd in the country in 2010, is located in Lawrence. In 2010, 122 students graduated from University of Kansas architecture program. Tuition at University of Kansas was $8,733 per year.

Garden City Community College, which was ranked 63rd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Kansas that has a architecture program. It is located in Garden City. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Garden City Community College architecture program. Tuition at Garden City Community College was $2,112 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Kansas architecture school, average tuition will be $4,496 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,080 per year to $8,733 per year. In 2010, the architecture schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Kansas were:

  1. University of Kansas - located in Lawrence, students are charged $8,733 per year
  2. Kansas State University - located in Manhattan, students are charged $7,376 per year
  3. Dodge City Community College - located in Dodge City, students are charged $2,180 per year

The following Kansas architecture schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Independence Community College - located in Independence, students are charged $2,080 per year
  2. Garden City Community College - located in Garden City, students are charged $2,112 per year
  3. Dodge City Community College - located in Dodge City, students are charged $2,180 per year

An architecture degree from a Kansas school... what next?

A large number of Kansas architecture graduates become architects. In 2010, there were 800 architects working in Kansas. The largest populations of Kansas architects are working in the following counties:

  1. Butler County - 190 architects
  2. Jackson County - 50 architects
  3. Allen County

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of architects in Kansas will grow by 14%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,330 architects working in Kansas.

Salary

An architect in Kansas makes an average of $65,590 per year. However, Kansas architects earned anywhere in the range from as less than $31,950 per year to more than $135,380 per year in 2010. The following counties in Kansas have the highest average salaries for architects:

  1. Douglas County - $81,920 per year
  2. Jackson County - $70,460 per year
  3. Butler County - $59,410 per year

The following counties in Kansas have the lowest average salaries for architects:

  1. Allen County - $53,140 per year
  2. Geary County - $56,440 per year
  3. Butler County - $59,410 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in architecture in Kansas and to compare salaries with various related fields such as civil engineering or design, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Architecture in Kansas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture in Kansas
  • Master's Degree in Architecture in Kansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,508 miles from location University of Kansas Lawrence KS 37.0315 45% 29,242
6,577 miles from location Kansas State University Manhattan KS 38.7523 72% 23,581
6,815 miles from location Garden City Community College Garden City KS 20.8808 n/a 2,054
6,772 miles from location Dodge City Community College Dodge City KS 17.8849 n/a 1,706
6,540 miles from location Independence Community College Independence KS 19.9226 n/a 1,177
 

Curious what studying Architecture gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Kansas

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Architectural and Civil Drafters + 830 $41,530 -15.3%
2
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval + 800 $65,590 -20.8%
3
Landscape Architects + 130 $57,760 30.0%
 

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