Mississippi contains three schools that offer landscape architecture programs. Hinds Community College, the highest-ranking landscape architecture school in MS, has a total student population of 11,752 and is the 4160th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 landscape architecture schools in Mississippi, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College comes out as the most expensive ($6,917/yr), with Hinds Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,143/yr.
Landscape Architecture students from Mississippi 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 Mississippi alone, there are 5,350 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average yearly salary of $21,250. Landscape architects in this state earn $53,330/yr and there are 70 employed.
Also, within the landscape architecture schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from landscape architecture, there are 2225 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,759 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,828, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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