Olney, MD (population: 41,213) has three landscape design schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. George Washington University, the highest ranked school in this group with a landscape design program, has a total student population of 25,061. It is the 52nd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of District Of Columbia.
Landscape Design students from Olney 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.
Of the 3 landscape design schools with a 100-mile radius of Olney, all of them 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) for landscape design students, with University of Delaware as the lowest, reported at only $12,929/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Olney|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||4.2 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||6.3 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||7.9 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||12.5 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||15.8 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||19.2 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||20.3 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||24.6 miles|