Construction Cost Estimates for College Classrooms (2-3 Story) in National, US

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a college classrooms (2-3 story) using US National Average costs from 2013 RSMeans cost data. Costs are derived from a building model that assumes basic components, using union labor for a 50000 square foot building.

Scope differences and market conditions can cause costs to vary significantly. To see an estimate of the costs to build a college classrooms (2-3 story) in a specific city or metropolitan area, go to our index of college classrooms (2-3 story) models by state.

NOTE: This cost estimate uses 2013 RSMeans data. A more accurate estimate using current RSMeans cost data is available on RSMeans Online - our online cost estimating tool.

College Classrooms (2-3 Story) Construction Cost Assumptions
Location: US National Average
Stories: 2
Story Height (L.F.): 12.00
Floor Area (S.F.): 50000
Basement Included: No
Data Release: Year 2013

College Classrooms (2-3 Story) Square Foot Cost Assuming Decorative Concrete Block / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $140.92 $7,046,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $35.23 $1,761,500
Architectural Fees 7% $12.33 $616,500
Total Building Cost $188.48 $9,424,000
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $130.89 $6,544,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $32.72 $1,636,100
Architectural Fees 7% $11.45 $572,600
Total Building Cost $175.07 $8,753,300

College Classrooms (2-3 Story) Square Foot Cost Assuming Decorative Concrete Block / Steel Frame

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College Classrooms (2-3 Story) Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
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College Classrooms (2-3 Story) Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total Interested in the complete estimate?
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Architectural Fees
Total Building Cost $---.-- $-,---,---.--
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
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College Classrooms (2-3 Story) Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total Interested in the complete estimate?
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Architectural Fees
Total Building Cost $---.-- $-,---,---.--
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total Interested in the complete estimate?
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Total Building Cost $---.-- $-,---,---.--

College Classrooms (2-3 Story) Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total Interested in the complete estimate?
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit)
Architectural Fees
Total Building Cost $---.-- $-,---,---.--
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total Interested in the complete estimate?
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit)
Architectural Fees
Total Building Cost $---.-- $-,---,---.--