Morgantown, WV has one architecture school within its city limits. West Virginia University has a total student population of 28,898. It is the 995th highest ranked school in the USA and the 20th highest in the state of West Virginia (#1 is Marshall University).
Architecture students from Morgantown 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.
Morgantown lies in Monongalia county, which is one of the 16 counties in West Virginia. Overall, the Morgantown area has 56,590 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.6% unemployment rate, $17.57/hr average worker wage, and a $36,540 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, West Virginia University ends up costing a student $8,164/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Morgantown|
|Saint Clairsville||OH||-||2||11.9339||47||58.9 miles|
|Bel Air||MD||-||2||17.834||59||59.4 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||98.8 miles|