Connecticut contains four schools that offer landscaping programs. Rhode Island School of Design, the highest-ranking landscaping school in CT, has a total student population of 2,360 and is the 85th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 landscaping schools in Connecticut, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rhode Island School of Design comes out as the most expensive ($35,991/yr), with Bergen Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,688/yr.
Landscaping students from Connecticut schools who go on to become landscapers, landscape architects, landscape designers, landscape supervisors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 859,960 people working as landscaping and groundskeeping workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $25,340. Also, Grounds maintenance workers make on average $28,400 per year and there are about 12,840 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Connecticut alone, there are employed grounds maintenance workers earning an average yearly salary of $26,410. Landscaping and groundskeeping workers in this state earn $30,700/yr and there are 12,010 employed.
Also, within the landscaping schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from landscaping, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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