Providence, RI (population: 170,868) has two architecture design schools within its city limits. Brown University, the highest ranked school in the city with an architecture design program, has a total student population of 8,574. It is the 9th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Rhode Island. To learn more about architecture design programs in Providence, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of architecture design professors at Brown University such as Dietrich Neumann.
Architecture Design students from Providence 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 Providence-Fall River-Warwick-MA area alone, there are 30 employed landscape architects earning an average salary of $65,930. Architecture and engineering employees in this area earn $76,280/yr and there are 8,580 employed.
Providence lies in Providence county, which is one of the 2 counties in Rhode Island. Overall, the Providence-Fall River-Warwick-MA area has 544,170 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $20.96/hr average worker wage, and a $43,600 average annual salary. Thus, about 15.765 out of every 1000 jobs in Providence are held by architecture and engineering employees, and 0.059/1000 are held by landscape architects.
Of the 2 architecture design schools in Providence, none 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 Brown University as the lowest, reported at only $21,700/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Providence|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||3.4 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||11.4 miles|
|Fall River||MA||90,721||4||21.7318||82||17.7 miles|
|North Dartmouth||MA||-||2||13.916||82||26.4 miles|
|New Bedford||MA||90,869||2||34.0999||5||27.1 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||37.6 miles|