New Mexico contains two schools that offer landscaping programs. The Art Center Design College-Albuquerque, the highest-ranking landscaping school in NM, has a total student population of 252 and is the 3539th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 landscaping schools in New Mexico, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Center Design College-Albuquerque comes out as the most expensive ($34,902/yr), with Central New Mexico Community College as the lowest recorded at only $10,387/yr.
Landscaping students from New Mexico 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 New Mexico alone, there are 140 employed grounds maintenance workers earning an average yearly salary of $27,620. Landscaping and groundskeeping workers in this state earn $22,530/yr and there are 5,030 employed.
Also, within the landscaping schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from landscaping, there are 1598 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,262 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,963, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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