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

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a college dormitory (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 25000 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 dormitory (2-3 story) in a specific city or metropolitan area, go to our index of college dormitory (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.

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College Dormitory (2-3 Story) Construction Cost Assumptions
Location:  US National Average
Stories:  3
Story Height (L.F.):  12.00
Floor Area (S.F.):  25000
Basement Included:  No
Data Release:  Year 2013

College Dormitory (2-3 Story) Square Foot Cost Assuming Decorative Concrete Block / R/Conc. Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total   $$143.06 $3,576,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $$35.77 $894,100
Architectural Fees 7% $$12.52 $312,900
Total Building Cost $$191.34 $4,783,600
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total   $$131.64 $3,291,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $$32.91 $822,800
Architectural Fees 7% $$11.52 $288,000
Total Building Cost $$176.07 $4,401,700

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