Wisconsin contains six schools that offer landscaping programs. University of Wisconsin-Madison, the highest-ranking landscaping school in WI, has a total student population of 41,654 and is the 23rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 landscaping schools in Wisconsin, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Wisconsin-Madison comes out as the most expensive ($15,047/yr), with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $6,170/yr.
Landscaping students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 340 employed grounds maintenance workers earning an average yearly salary of $29,410. Landscaping and groundskeeping workers in this state earn $26,510/yr and there are 16,590 employed.
Also, within the landscaping schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from landscaping, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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