Fort Worth, TX (population: 751,149) has two landscape architecture schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. The University of Texas at Arlington, the highest ranked school in this group with a landscape architecture program, has a total student population of 28,085. It is the 2382nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 105th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about landscape architecture programs in Fort Worth, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of landscape architecture professors at The University of Texas at Arlington such as Jane Ahrens, Edward Baum, Brad Bell, Rebecca Boles, Bill Boswell, and Dennis Chiessa.
Landscape Architecture students from Fort Worth 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 Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area alone, there are 5,180 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average salary of $22,550. Landscape architects in this area earn $59,990/yr and there are 90 employed.
Fort Worth lies in Tarrant county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area has 856,430 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.78/hr average worker wage, and a $41,140 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.103 out of every 1000 jobs in Fort Worth are held by landscape architects, and 6.047/1000 are held by landscaping and groundskeeping workers.
Of the 2 landscape architecture schools with a 100-mile radius of Fort Worth, both of them 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) for landscape architecture students, with Richland College as the lowest, reported at only $6,802/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Worth|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||2.0 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||10.3 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||19.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||24.2 miles|