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Construction Schools in Virginia

77 students earned Construction degrees in Virginia in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Construction is the 159th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Construction Majors in Virginia

Construction majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 39
Associate’s Degree 22
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 16
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 16

Gender Distribution

In Virginia, a construction major is more popular with men than with women.

Construction Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of construction majors in Virginia is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.3%
  • Black or African American: 14.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 28.6%
  • White: 51.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.6%
  • Other Races: 1.3%
Construction Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Construction Grads in Virginia

There are 20,330 people in the state and 598,210 people in the nation working in construction jobs.

Construction Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Construction Jobs in Virginia

A typical salary for a construction grad in the state is $67,650, compared to a typical salary of $70,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Virginia that offer construction degrees. Learn about the most popular 14 below:

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
50,929 Total Students

30% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 26 to 1. Graduates earn an average $33,200 after graduation.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,514 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. 33% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
20,941 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,105. 28% of the teachers are full time.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,144 Total Students

60% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $6,837.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,828 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $19,900 after graduation. A typical student attending Danville Community College will pay a net price of $7,742. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 84% of students receive it.

#6

Liberty University

Lynchburg
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
79,152 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. This private school has an average net price of $27,883. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,827 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1. 82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,319.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,506 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 32%. In their early career, MECC grads earn an average salary of $20,100.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,445 Total Students

62% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. A typical student attending PVCC will pay a net price of $7,394.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,266 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 78% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 25% are considered full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,373 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $20,600 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 36% are considered full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,430 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $19,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,419 Total Students

30% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending NRCC will pay a net price of $6,928. Of all the students who attend this school, 78% get financial aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,047 Total Students

72% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 25% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,920.

Construction Careers in VA

Some of the careers construction majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 8% $63,510

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to construction.

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Electrical & Power Installation 309
Building Management & Inspection 126

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