Oregon contains four schools that offer landscape architecture programs. University of Oregon, the highest-ranking landscape architecture school in OR, has a total student population of 22,335 and is the 874th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 landscape architecture schools in Oregon, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Oregon comes out as the most expensive ($13,342/yr), with Clackamas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,722/yr.
Landscape Architecture students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 9,930 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average yearly salary of $26,640. Landscape architects in this state earn $64,170/yr and there are 300 employed.
Also, within the landscape architecture schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from landscape architecture, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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