North Carolina contains seven schools that offer landscape architecture programs. North Carolina State University at Raleigh, the highest-ranking landscape architecture school in NC, has a total student population of 33,819 and is the 70th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 landscape architecture schools in North Carolina, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wake Technical Community College comes out as the most expensive ($12,759/yr), with North Carolina A & T State University as the lowest recorded at only $5,860/yr.
Landscape Architecture students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 26,990 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average yearly salary of $22,720. Landscape architects in this state earn $73,120/yr and there are 500 employed.
Also, within the landscape architecture schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from landscape architecture, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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