Wilmington, NC (population: 102,120) has one landscape design school within its city limits. Cape Fear Community College has a total student population of 9,001. It is the 5298th highest ranked school in the USA and the 115th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University). To learn more about landscape design programs in Wilmington, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of landscape design professors at Cape Fear Community College such as Breta Carnes.
Landscape Design students from Wilmington 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.
Wilmington lies in New Hanover county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Wilmington area has 139,780 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $17.58/hr average worker wage, and a $36,570 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Cape Fear Community College ends up costing a student $7,402/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wilmington|
|Myrtle Beach||SC||-||3||18.832||7||66.6 miles|
|Morehead City||NC||-||1||9.34196||42||76.3 miles|
|New Bern||NC||-||1||11.0361||45||79.3 miles|