Worcester, MA (population: 174,854) has twenty-five architecture design schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Harvard University, the highest ranked school in this group with an architecture design program, has a total student population of 27,651. It is the highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Massachusetts. To learn more about architecture design programs in Worcester, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of architecture design professors at Harvard University such as Ali Asani.
Architecture Design students from Worcester 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 Worcester-CT area alone, there are 40 employed landscape architects earning an average salary of $93,450. Architecture and engineering employees in this area earn $71,430/yr and there are 4,220 employed.
Worcester lies in Worcester county, which is one of the 12 counties in Massachusetts. Overall, the Worcester-CT area has 239,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $22.49/hr average worker wage, and a $46,790 average annual salary. Thus, about 17.624 out of every 1000 jobs in Worcester are held by architecture and engineering employees, and 0.165/1000 are held by landscape architects.
Of the 25 architecture design schools with a 100-mile radius of Worcester, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rhode Island School of Design comes out as the most expensive ($35,991/yr) for architecture design students, with Massasoit Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,610/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Worcester|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||32.2 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||32.9 miles|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||39.9 miles|