Pennsylvania contains eight schools that offer landscaping programs. Temple University, the highest-ranking landscaping school in PA, has a total student population of 36,507 and is the 105th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 landscaping schools in Pennsylvania, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Chatham University comes out as the most expensive ($23,249/yr), with Community College of Beaver County as the lowest recorded at only $4,128/yr.
Landscaping students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 150 employed grounds maintenance workers earning an average yearly salary of $41,850. Landscaping and groundskeeping workers in this state earn $26,250/yr and there are 32,730 employed.
Also, within the landscaping schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from landscaping, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
Pennsylvania Interesting Facts