Delaware contains five schools that offer landscaping programs. George Washington University, the highest-ranking landscaping school in DE, has a total student population of 25,061 and is the 52nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 landscaping schools in Delaware, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, George Washington University comes out as the most expensive ($27,966/yr), with Wor-Wic Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,928/yr.
Landscaping students from Delaware 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.
Also, within the landscaping schools in Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from landscaping, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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