California contains eleven schools that offer architecture design programs. University of California-Los Angeles, the highest-ranking architecture design school in CA, has a total student population of 38,550 and is the 7th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 architecture design schools in California, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, California College of the Arts comes out as the most expensive ($30,933/yr), with Modesto Junior College as the lowest recorded at only $6,882/yr.
Architecture Design students from California schools who go on to become architecture designers, interior architects, architectural engineers, architectural project managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,412,730 people working as architecture and engineering employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $73,590. Also, Landscape architects make on average $65,910 per year and there are about 18,940 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the California alone, there are 3,160 employed landscape architects earning an average yearly salary of $74,720. Architecture and engineering employees in this state earn $85,680/yr and there are 313,470 employed.
Also, within the architecture design schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from architecture design, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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