Louisville, KY (population: 556,482) has two landscape architecture schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Kentucky, the highest ranked school in this group with a landscape architecture program, has a total student population of 26,295. It is the 152nd highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state . To learn more about landscape architecture programs in Louisville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of landscape architecture professors at University of Kentucky such as Steve Deger, Henri Dehahn, Dennis Domer, James Gibson, Rokshana Kahn, and Karen Lewis.
Landscape Architecture students from Louisville 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 Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area alone, there are 2,520 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average salary of $23,390. Landscape architects in this area earn $55,830/yr and there are 110 employed.
Louisville lies in Jefferson county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area has 593,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $19.22/hr average worker wage, and a $39,970 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.188 out of every 1000 jobs in Louisville are held by landscape architects, and 4.249/1000 are held by landscaping and groundskeeping workers.
Of the 2 landscape architecture schools with a 100-mile radius of Louisville, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Kentucky comes out as the most expensive ($13,430/yr) for landscape architecture students, with Cincinnati State Technical and Community College as the lowest, reported at only $11,026/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Louisville|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||6.4 miles|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||44.1 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||83.8 miles|
|Oakland City||IN||-||1||58.4328||69||87.5 miles|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||94.6 miles|