Washington contains six schools that offer landscape architecture programs. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest-ranking landscape architecture school in WA, has a total student population of 45,943 and is the 26th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 landscape architecture schools in Washington, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Washington State University comes out as the most expensive ($15,311/yr), with Clark College as the lowest recorded at only $5,278/yr.
Landscape Architecture students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 17,090 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average yearly salary of $29,940. Landscape architects in this state earn $67,520/yr and there are 990 employed.
Also, within the landscape architecture schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from landscape architecture, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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