Massachusetts contains two schools that offer landscape architecture programs. Harvard University, the highest-ranking landscape architecture school in MA, has a total student population of 27,651 and is the highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 landscape architecture schools in Massachusetts, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Harvard University comes out as the most expensive ($16,156/yr), with Springfield Technical Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,470/yr.
Landscape Architecture students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 18,960 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average yearly salary of $31,030. Landscape architects in this state earn $76,770/yr and there are 870 employed.
Also, within the landscape architecture schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from landscape architecture, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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