Florida contains fourteen schools that offer landscape architecture programs. Florida International University, the highest-ranking landscape architecture school in FL, has a total student population of 39,610 and is the 197th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 landscape architecture schools in Florida, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Miami Dade College comes out as the most expensive ($13,569/yr), with Washington-Holmes Technical Center as the lowest recorded at only $875/yr.
Landscape Architecture students from Florida 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 Florida alone, there are 76,880 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average yearly salary of $23,320. Landscape architects in this state earn $63,870/yr and there are 1,480 employed.
Also, within the landscape architecture schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from landscape architecture, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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