Virginia contains two schools that offer architecture programs. Northern Virginia Community College, the highest-ranking architecture school in VA, has a total student population of 46,619 and is the 4565th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 architecture schools in Virginia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northern Virginia Community College comes out as the most expensive ($5,953/yr), with John Tyler Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,710/yr.
Architecture students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 700 employed landscape architects earning an average yearly salary of $57,910. Architecture and engineering employees in this state earn $76,490/yr and there are 83,120 employed.
Also, within the architecture schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from architecture, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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