Tennessee contains two schools that offer landscape design programs. Southwest Tennessee Community College, the highest-ranking landscape design school in TN, has a total student population of 13,016 and is the 4869th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 landscape design schools in Tennessee, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Nashville State Technical Community College comes out as the most expensive ($6,750/yr), with Southwest Tennessee Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,338/yr.
Landscape Design students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 13,280 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average yearly salary of $23,770. Designers in this state earn $44,560/yr and there are 160 employed.
Also, within the landscape design schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from landscape design, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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