New York contains four schools that offer landscape architecture programs. Columbia University in the City of New York, the highest-ranking landscape architecture school in NY, has a total student population of 24,230 and is the 4th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 landscape architecture schools in New York, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science comes out as the most expensive ($24,954/yr), with CUNY City College as the lowest recorded at only $6,897/yr.
Landscape Architecture students from New York 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 New York alone, there are 44,330 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average yearly salary of $28,700. Landscape architects in this state earn $64,640/yr and there are 790 employed.
Also, within the landscape architecture schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from landscape architecture, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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