New Mexico contains two schools that offer landscape design programs. The Art Center Design College-Albuquerque, the highest-ranking landscape design school in NM, has a total student population of 252 and is the 3539th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 landscape design schools in New Mexico, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Center Design College-Albuquerque comes out as the most expensive ($34,902/yr), with Central New Mexico Community College as the lowest recorded at only $10,387/yr.
Landscape Design students from New Mexico 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 New Mexico alone, there are 5,030 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average yearly salary of $22,530. Designers in this state earn $51,860/yr and there are 40 employed.
Also, within the landscape design schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from landscape design, there are 1598 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,262 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,963, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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