Kansas City, MO (population: 454,520) has one landscape architecture school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Johnson County Community College has a total student population of 20,385. It is the 5107th highest ranked school in the USA and the 72nd highest in the state of Kansas (#1 is Southwestern College). To learn more about landscape architecture programs in Kansas City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of landscape architecture professors at Johnson County Community College such as Sabrina Johnson, Jonathan Miller, Dan Nenonen, Meghan Nichols, and Jeffrey Schutzler.
Landscape Architecture students from Kansas City 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 Kansas City-KS area alone, there are 6,210 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average salary of $24,830. Landscape architects in this area earn $51,310/yr and there are 130 employed.
Kansas City lies in Jackson county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Kansas City-KS area has 988,100 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $20.79/hr average worker wage, and a $43,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.135 out of every 1000 jobs in Kansas City are held by landscape architects, and 6.283/1000 are held by landscaping and groundskeeping workers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Johnson County Community College ends up costing a student $9,481/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Kansas City|
|North Kansas City||MO||-||1||17.668||0||1.0 miles|
|Blue Springs||MO||57,147||1||22.3674||5||16.6 miles|
|Lees Summit||MO||-||1||10.817||19||16.7 miles|
|Saint Joseph||MO||76,371||4||37.3685||160||46.6 miles|
|Fort Scott||KS||-||1||19.5238||38||89.0 miles|