Cleveland, OH (population: 424,526) has three horticulture schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute, the highest ranked school in this group with a horticulture program, has a total student population of 705. It is the 4834th highest ranked school in the USA and the 253rd highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Horticulture students from Cleveland 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.
Cleveland lies in Cuyahoga county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor area has 1,003,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $20.16/hr average worker wage, and a $41,930 average annual salary.
Of the 3 horticulture schools with a 100-mile radius of Cleveland, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($13,239/yr) for horticulture students, with Kent State University Geauga Campus as the lowest, reported at only $7,765/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Cleveland|
|Cleveland Heights||OH||44,848||1||34.6777||3||6.6 miles|
|Warrensville Heights||OH||-||1||16.9884||13||8.6 miles|
|Highland Heights||OH||-||2||31.299||116||11.6 miles|
|North Olmsted||OH||-||1||26.1035||13||13.4 miles|
|Cuyahoga Falls||OH||51,250||1||27.2194||16||23.0 miles|
|North Canton||OH||-||2||20.0373||113||44.2 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||69.6 miles|
|New Wilmington||PA||-||1||66.0236||69||74.2 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||93.5 miles|
|Clinton Township||MI||-||2||7.68254||63||99.6 miles|