Port Charlotte, FL (population: 49,392) has six architecture design schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of South Florida, the highest ranked school in this group with an architecture design program, has a total student population of 40,022. It is the 138th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami). To learn more about architecture design programs in Port Charlotte, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of architecture design professors at University of South Florida such as Mildred Abreu, Jody Beck, Alex Bothos, Steve Cooke, Daryl Croi, and Vanessa Estrada.
Architecture Design students from Port Charlotte 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.
Port Charlotte lies in Charlotte county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Punta Gorda area has 38,320 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $17/hr average worker wage, and a $35,770 average annual salary.
Of the 6 architecture design schools with a 100-mile radius of Port Charlotte, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of South Florida comes out as the most expensive ($11,421/yr) for architecture design students, with South Florida Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,082/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Port Charlotte|
|North Port||FL||58,777||0||-||0||6.4 miles|
|North Fort Myers||FL||51,280||0||-||0||23.7 miles|
|Cape Coral||FL||161,428||1||26.0313||32||25.1 miles|
|Fort Myers||FL||68,373||7||23.467||192||29.6 miles|
|Bonita Springs||FL||44,290||0||-||0||49.1 miles|
|Saint Petersburg||FL||243,829||7||28.1391||139||62.4 miles|
|Pinellas Park||FL||46,971||2||19.8178||18||70.6 miles|
|Saint Leo||FL||-||1||24.1963||100||93.6 miles|
|New Port Richey||FL||-||2||22.9424||46||94.4 miles|