South Carolina contains three schools that offer landscape architecture programs. Clemson University, the highest-ranking landscape architecture school in SC, has a total student population of 19,111 and is the 86th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 landscape architecture schools in South Carolina, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Clemson University comes out as the most expensive ($15,842/yr), with Spartanburg Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,398/yr.
Landscape Architecture students from South 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 South Carolina alone, there are 15,260 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average yearly salary of $22,800. Landscape architects in this state earn $59,070/yr and there are 230 employed.
Also, within the landscape architecture schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from landscape architecture, there are 2873 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,037 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,801, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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