Dover, DE has five landscaping schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. George Washington University, the highest ranked school in this group with a landscaping program, has a total student population of 25,061. It is the 52nd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of District Of Columbia.
Landscaping students from Dover 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.
Dover lies in Kent county, which is one of the 3 counties in Delaware. Overall, the Dover area has 59,300 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,120 average annual salary.
Of the 5 landscaping schools with a 100-mile radius of Dover, 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) for landscaping students, with Wor-Wic Community College as the lowest, reported at only $8,928/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dover|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||34.9 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||37.8 miles|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||47.2 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||49.9 miles|
|West Atlantic City||NJ||-||1||28.4243||9||57.5 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||58.4 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||61.6 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||63.4 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||69.6 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||70.4 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||71.6 miles|