Wellesley, MA has one architecture school within its city limits. Wellesley College has a total student population of 2,324. It is the 58th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University).
Architecture students from Wellesley schools who go on to become architects, architecture designers, landscape architects, interior architects, 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 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy NECTA area alone, there are 650 employed landscape architects earning an average salary of $79,570. Architecture and engineering employees in this area earn $83,230/yr and there are 44,220 employed.
Wellesley lies in Norfolk county, which is one of the 12 counties in Massachusetts. Overall, the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy NECTA area has 1,685,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $28.04/hr average worker wage, and a $58,330 average annual salary. Thus, about 26.228 out of every 1000 jobs in Wellesley are held by architecture and engineering employees, and 0.385/1000 are held by landscape architects.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wellesley College ends up costing a student $19,310/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wellesley|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||6.6 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||22.7 miles|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||28.9 miles|