Texas contains seven schools that offer landscape architecture programs. Texas Tech University, the highest-ranking landscape architecture school in TX, has a total student population of 30,049 and is the 150th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 landscape architecture schools in Texas, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of Texas at Arlington comes out as the most expensive ($12,392/yr), with Palo Alto College as the lowest recorded at only $3,481/yr.
Landscape Architecture students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 60,040 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average yearly salary of $21,970. Landscape architects in this state earn $61,220/yr and there are 870 employed.
Also, within the landscape architecture schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from landscape architecture, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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