Minnesota contains six schools that offer landscape architecture programs. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest-ranking landscape architecture school in MN, has a total student population of 51,659 and is the 31st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 landscape architecture schools in Minnesota, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dakota County Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($14,282/yr), with Central Lakes College-Brainerd as the lowest recorded at only $9,841/yr.
Landscape Architecture students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota alone, there are 13,460 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average yearly salary of $27,460. Landscape architects in this state earn $56,090/yr and there are 350 employed.
Also, within the landscape architecture schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from landscape architecture, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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