Texas contains six schools that offer landscaping programs. Texas Tech University, the highest-ranking landscaping school in TX, has a total student population of 30,049 and is the 150th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 landscaping schools in Texas, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Texas Tech University comes out as the most expensive ($10,763/yr), with Palo Alto College as the lowest recorded at only $3,481/yr.
Landscaping students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 540 employed grounds maintenance workers earning an average yearly salary of $32,270. Landscaping and groundskeeping workers in this state earn $21,970/yr and there are 60,040 employed.
Also, within the landscaping schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from landscaping, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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