Connecticut contains four schools that offer landscape design programs. Rhode Island School of Design, the highest-ranking landscape design school in CT, has a total student population of 2,360 and is the 85th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 landscape design schools in Connecticut, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rhode Island School of Design comes out as the most expensive ($35,991/yr), with Bergen Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,688/yr.
Landscape Design students from Connecticut schools who go on to become landscape designers, landscape architects, landscapers, landscape supervisors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 10,510 people working as designers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,420. 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 Connecticut alone, there are 12,010 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average yearly salary of $30,700. Designers in this state earn $58,880/yr and there are 160 employed.
Also, within the landscape design schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from landscape design, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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