Delaware contains five schools that offer landscape design programs. George Washington University, the highest-ranking landscape design school in DE, has a total student population of 25,061 and is the 52nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 landscape design schools in Delaware, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, George Washington University comes out as the most expensive ($27,966/yr), with Wor-Wic Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,928/yr.
Landscape Design students from Delaware 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 Delaware alone, there are 2,670 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average yearly salary of $25,430. Designers in this state earn $28,020/yr and there are 30 employed.
Also, within the landscape design schools in Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from landscape design, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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