New York contains two schools that offer landscape design programs. Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science, the highest-ranking landscape design school in NY, has a total student population of 915 and is the 571st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 landscape design schools in New York, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science comes out as the most expensive ($24,954/yr), with SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry as the lowest recorded at only $13,765/yr.
Landscape Design students from New York 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 York alone, there are 44,330 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average yearly salary of $28,700. Designers in this state earn $56,280/yr and there are 500 employed.
Also, within the landscape design schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from landscape design, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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