Tulsa, OK (population: 387,683) has two landscape design schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a landscape design program, has a total student population of 23,033. It is the 1086th highest ranked school in the USA and the 11th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University). To learn more about landscape design programs in Tulsa, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of landscape design professors at Oklahoma State University such as Bill Beitz, Huantian Cao, Brecca Farr, Michael Holmes, Erin Irick, and Byoungho Jin.
Landscape Design students from Tulsa 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.
Tulsa lies in Osage county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Tulsa area has 423,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $18.09/hr average worker wage, and a $37,620 average annual salary.
Of the 2 landscape design schools with a 100-mile radius of Tulsa, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($12,887/yr) for landscape design students, with Kiamichi Technology Center-McAlester as the lowest, reported at only $1,310/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tulsa|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||76.2 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||77.1 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||89.5 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||93.6 miles|