Washington contains four schools that offer architecture design programs. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest-ranking architecture design school in WA, has a total student population of 45,943 and is the 26th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 architecture design schools in Washington, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Washington State University comes out as the most expensive ($15,311/yr), with University of Washington-Seattle Campus as the lowest recorded at only $8,906/yr.
Architecture Design students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 990 employed landscape architects earning an average yearly salary of $67,520. Architecture and engineering employees in this state earn $78,070/yr and there are 79,790 employed.
Also, within the architecture design schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from architecture design, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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