Washington contains four schools that offer landscaping programs. Edmonds Community College, the highest-ranking landscaping school in WA, has a total student population of 9,658 and is the 4439th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 landscaping schools in Washington, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Clover Park Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($9,663/yr), with Clark College as the lowest recorded at only $5,278/yr.
Landscaping students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 350 employed grounds maintenance workers earning an average yearly salary of $30,050. Landscaping and groundskeeping workers in this state earn $29,940/yr and there are 17,090 employed.
Also, within the landscaping schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from landscaping, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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