Colorado contains two schools that offer landscape architecture programs. Colorado State University, the highest-ranking landscape architecture school in CO, has a total student population of 28,902 and is the 891st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 landscape architecture schools in Colorado, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Colorado State University comes out as the most expensive ($12,132/yr), with Metropolitan State College of Denver as the lowest recorded at only $11,829/yr.
Landscape Architecture students from Colorado 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 Colorado alone, there are 18,800 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average yearly salary of $26,680. Landscape architects in this state earn $66,940/yr and there are 650 employed.
Also, within the landscape architecture schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from landscape architecture, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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