San Francisco, CA (population: 817,411) has one architecture design school within its city limits. University of San Francisco has a total student population of 9,008. It is the 221st highest ranked school in the USA and the 21st highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). To learn more about architecture design programs in San Francisco, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of architecture design professors at University of San Francisco such as Paul Okamoto, Tanu Sankalia, Aaron Thornton, and Seth Wachtel.
Architecture Design students from San Francisco 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 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City Metropolitan area alone, there are 440 employed landscape architects earning an average salary of $62,380. Architecture and engineering employees in this area earn $85,690/yr and there are 17,390 employed.
San Francisco lies in San Francisco county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City Metropolitan area has 982,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $30/hr average worker wage, and a $61,940 average annual salary. Thus, about 18 out of every 1000 jobs in San Francisco are held by architecture and engineering employees, and 0/1000 are held by landscape architects.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of San Francisco ends up costing a student $23,821/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from San Francisco|
|South San Francisco||CA||64,345||0||-||0||7.8 miles|
|San Mateo||CA||93,990||1||15.1982||101||16.4 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||16.9 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||21.7 miles|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||24.1 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||26.3 miles|
|Santa Clara||CA||112,889||4||29.9373||188||38.2 miles|
|San Jose||CA||977,893||9||20.6572||297||46.3 miles|
|Santa Cruz||CA||57,690||2||37.6705||80||59.8 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||73.4 miles|