Pennsylvania contains eight schools that offer landscape design programs. Temple University, the highest-ranking landscape design school in PA, has a total student population of 36,507 and is the 105th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 landscape design schools in Pennsylvania, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Chatham University comes out as the most expensive ($23,249/yr), with Community College of Beaver County as the lowest recorded at only $4,128/yr.
Landscape Design students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 32,730 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average yearly salary of $26,250. Designers in this state earn $51,990/yr and there are 180 employed.
Also, within the landscape design schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from landscape design, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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