Non-High School Students

Financial Aid Information

How much does it cost to go to Peaslee tech and how much can I expect to earn after attending?

Going to Peaslee Tech can increase your salary potential, so it is an investment.

 

Program

Length

Credit Hours

Total Cost

Starting Salary Average

Industrial Engineering Technology

2 years

33

$8,285

$36,908

Power Plant Technology

1 or 2 years

28

$5,140

$32,570

HVAC

2 years

36

$4,563

$39,000

Construction Technology

2 years

32

$4,176

$38,313

Welding

2 years

32

$4,506

$31,408

Automotive Technology

2 years

26

$2,860

$30,350

Average salaries are an estimate of earnings potential, not a guarantee. These averages came from past student salaries and from national salary data.

  • A 4 year degree is not for everyone! You can learn valuable skills at Peaslee Tech to kick start or improve your career!
  • Some 4 year degrees have the same salary potential as a certificate program at Peaslee Tech. Students who attend a long 4 year program must spend more money to get their degree, and this is 4 years without working (rather than 2 years at Peaslee tech). For Example:
4 Year Degree

Starting Salary(average)

Advertising

$35,700

Music/Drama

$36,700

Public Relations

$36,200

Psychology

$36,300

Foreign Language

$37,600

Teacher

$37,800

*averages based on payscale.com

  • Peaslee Tech is a good way to enter a higher paying career. You can attend 2 years of a program and then go straight into working for the same starting salary as many people who spend 4 years at school.
  • When determining what you can afford, You must consider these things: Cost of school, Cost of not working (because you are at school instead of work), and Cost of living (rent, food, etc. while you are at school).
  • When you add the numbers up for Peaslee Tech, you come out ahead. School costs less and takes a lot less time compared to a 4 year degree, but you can get the same starting salary as many 4 year degrees. Many people would be better off going to Peaslee Tech and ending up with less debt.

Peaslee Tech is a way for you to make an initial investment in time and money and end up with a better paying job in a field with high need. If you end up making significantly more every year for the rest of your career, the cost of NOT coming to Peaslee Tech is a lot more than tuition.

Benefits of Peaslee Tech:

  • Shorter than a 4 year degree
  • Less classes than a 4 year degree
  • Less time away from work than a 4 year degree
  • Increase your salary potential
  • Increase your skill set
  • Gain friends for a lifetime!
  • Connect with industry partners
  • Pursue a job that the Lawrence community needs