South Carolina contains two schools that offer landscape design programs. Bob Jones University, the highest-ranking landscape design school in SC, has a total student population of 3,956 and is the 2593rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 landscape design schools in South Carolina, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bob Jones University comes out as the most expensive ($13,970/yr), with Spartanburg Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,398/yr.
Landscape Design students from South Carolina 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 South Carolina alone, there are 15,260 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average yearly salary of $22,800. Designers in this state earn $51,500/yr and there are 50 employed.
Also, within the landscape design schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from landscape design, there are 2873 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,037 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,801, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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