Maine contains two schools that offer landscape design programs. University of Maine at Farmington, the highest-ranking landscape design school in ME, has a total student population of 2,361 and is the 1816th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 landscape design schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Unity College comes out as the most expensive ($21,158/yr), with University of Maine at Farmington as the lowest recorded at only $13,503/yr.
Landscape Design students from Maine 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 Maine alone, there are 4,380 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average yearly salary of $26,760. Designers in this state earn $42,010/yr and there are 50 employed.
Also, within the landscape design schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from landscape design, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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