Massachusetts contains two schools that offer horticulture programs. North Shore Community College, the highest-ranking horticulture school in MA, has a total student population of 7,968 and is the 5319th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 horticulture schools in Massachusetts, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Cape Cod Community College comes out as the most expensive ($8,429/yr), with North Shore Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,134/yr.
Horticulture students from Massachusetts schools who go on to become horticulturalists, landscape designers, agriculturalists, wildlife biologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Landscape architects make on average $65,910 per year and there are about 18,940 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the horticulture schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from horticulture, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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