Alabama contains two schools that offer landscape architecture programs. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest-ranking landscape architecture school in AL, has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 landscape architecture schools in Alabama, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Auburn University Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($12,157/yr), with James H Faulkner State Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,426/yr.
Landscape Architecture students from Alabama schools who go on to become landscape architects, landscape designers, landscapers, landscape supervisors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,940 people working as landscape architects alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,910. Also, Landscaping and groundskeeping workers make on average $25,340 per year and there are about 859,960 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 9,590 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average yearly salary of $22,670. Landscape architects in this state earn $87,490/yr and there are 60 employed.
Also, within the landscape architecture schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from landscape architecture, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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