West Virginia contains one school that offers landscape design programs. Monongalia County Technical Education Center has a total student population of 120 and is the 933rd highest ranked school in America.
Landscape Design students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia alone, there are 2,850 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average yearly salary of $20,590. Designers in this state earn $58,040/yr and there are 40 employed.
Also, within the landscape design schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from landscape design, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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