Colorado Springs, CO (population: 388,306) has two landscape architecture schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Colorado Denver, the highest ranked school in this group with a landscape architecture program, has a total student population of 23,715. It is the 2265th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state . To learn more about landscape architecture programs in Colorado Springs, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of landscape architecture professors at University of Colorado Denver such as Barbara Ambach, L. Keith Loftin, Eric Morris, Patricia O'Leary, and Jason Rebillot.
Landscape Architecture students from Colorado Springs 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.
Colorado Springs lies in El Paso county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Colorado Springs area has 246,560 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,790 average annual salary.
Of the 2 landscape architecture schools with a 100-mile radius of Colorado Springs, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Colorado Denver comes out as the most expensive ($14,551/yr) for landscape architecture students, with Metropolitan State College of Denver as the lowest, reported at only $11,829/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Colorado Springs|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||36.3 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||47.3 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||49.0 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||53.4 miles|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||70.1 miles|