Pennsylvania contains ten schools that offer landscape architecture programs. University of Pennsylvania, the highest-ranking landscape architecture school in PA, has a total student population of 24,599 and is the 5th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 landscape architecture schools in Pennsylvania, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Philadelphia University comes out as the most expensive ($27,028/yr), with Community College of Beaver County as the lowest recorded at only $4,128/yr.
Landscape Architecture students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 32,730 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average yearly salary of $26,250. Landscape architects in this state earn $60,950/yr and there are 670 employed.
Also, within the landscape architecture schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from landscape architecture, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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