Dallas, TX (population: 1,304,930) has one landscape architecture school within its city limits. Richland College has a total student population of 18,201. It is the 5555th highest ranked school in the USA and the 315th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Landscape Architecture students from Dallas 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 Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area alone, there are 12,740 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average salary of $22,970. Landscape architects in this area earn $67,560/yr and there are 290 employed.
Dallas lies in Dallas county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area has 2,047,600 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $22.17/hr average worker wage, and a $46,110 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.143 out of every 1000 jobs in Dallas are held by landscape architects, and 6.224/1000 are held by landscaping and groundskeeping workers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Richland College ends up costing a student $6,802/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dallas|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||16.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||24.9 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||26.6 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||32.4 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||33.3 miles|