West Virginia contains two schools that offer landscape architecture programs. Monongalia County Technical Education Center, the highest-ranking landscape architecture school in WV, has a total student population of 120 and is the 933rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 landscape architecture schools in West Virginia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, West Virginia University comes out as the most expensive ($8,164/yr), with Monongalia County Technical Education Center as the lowest recorded at only $4,696/yr.
Landscape Architecture students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia alone, there are 2,850 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average yearly salary of $20,590. Landscape architects in this state earn $57,800/yr and there are 30 employed.
Also, within the landscape architecture schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from landscape architecture, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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