Tulsa, OK (population: 387,683) has three landscape architecture schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Arkansas Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a landscape architecture program, has a total student population of 19,849. It is the 1075th highest ranked school in the USA and the 10th highest in the state of Arkansas (#1 is Harding University). To learn more about landscape architecture programs in Tulsa, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of landscape architecture professors at University of Arkansas Main Campus such as Marlon Blackwell, Travis Brooks, John Crone, Ethel Goodstein, Greg Herman, and John Humphries.
Landscape Architecture students from Tulsa 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 Tulsa area alone, there are 2,000 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average salary of $21,230. Landscape architects in this area earn $38,590/yr and there are ** employed.
Tulsa lies in Osage county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Tulsa area has 423,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $18.09/hr average worker wage, and a $37,620 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Tulsa are held by landscape architects, and 4.730/1000 are held by landscaping and groundskeeping workers.
Of the 3 landscape architecture schools with a 100-mile radius of Tulsa, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($12,887/yr) for landscape architecture students, with Kiamichi Technology Center-McAlester as the lowest, reported at only $1,310/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tulsa|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||76.2 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||77.1 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||89.5 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||93.6 miles|