Tennessee contains two schools that offer landscaping programs. Southwest Tennessee Community College, the highest-ranking landscaping school in TN, has a total student population of 13,016 and is the 4869th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 landscaping schools in Tennessee, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Nashville State Technical Community College comes out as the most expensive ($6,750/yr), with Southwest Tennessee Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,338/yr.
Landscaping students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 210 employed grounds maintenance workers earning an average yearly salary of $23,780. Landscaping and groundskeeping workers in this state earn $23,770/yr and there are 13,280 employed.
Also, within the landscaping schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from landscaping, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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