Kansas contains two schools that offer landscape design programs. Kansas State University, the highest-ranking landscape design school in KS, has a total student population of 23,581 and is the 875th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 landscape design schools in Kansas, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kansas State University comes out as the most expensive ($13,354/yr), with Johnson County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $9,481/yr.
Landscape Design students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 7,880 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average yearly salary of $23,670. Designers in this state earn $43,570/yr and there are 60 employed.
Also, within the landscape design schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from landscape design, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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