Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has one architecture school within its city limits. University of Nevada-Las Vegas has a total student population of 29,080. It is the 1903rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Nevada (#1 is Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences). To learn more about architecture programs in Las Vegas, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of architecture professors at University of Nevada such as Firas Al-Douri, Michael Alcorn, Brian Andrews, Jay Barry, Richard Beckman, and Jackie Braverman.
Architecture students from Las Vegas 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 Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 50 employed landscape architects earning an average salary of $73,970. Architecture and engineering employees in this area earn $72,140/yr and there are 9,340 employed.
Las Vegas lies in Clark county, which is one of the 8 counties in Nevada. Overall, the Las Vegas-Paradise area has 858,540 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $19.26/hr average worker wage, and a $40,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 10.880 out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by architecture and engineering employees, and 0.058/1000 are held by landscape architects.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Nevada-Las Vegas ends up costing a student $8,166/yr.