2021 Highest Paid Landscape Architecture Graduates in the Southeast Region
Finding the Best Landscape Architecture School for You
Landscape Architecture is the #180 most popular major in the country with 717 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 166 went to students in the Southeast region of the United States. The landscape school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Landscape Graduates.
This year's Highest Paid Landscape Architecture Graduates in the Southeast Region ranking looked at 4 colleges that offer a bachelor's in landscape.
In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.
How Much Do Landscape Architecture Majors Make After Graduation?
After graduating, landscape architecture majors that go to school in the Southeast Region go on to jobs making an average of $44,825 per year. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 13% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.
Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a landscape degree is $44,162. So, there's not much difference on that front.
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2021 Highest Paid Landscape Architecture Grads in the Southeast Region
Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Landscape Graduates in the Southeast Region
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Louisiana State University is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Baton Rouge. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in landscape from the school is $51,200.
While working on their bachelor's, landscape majors at Louisiana State University accumulate an average of around $15,815 in student debt.Request Information
West Virginia University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid landscape architecture school. Located in the city of Morgantown, WVU is a public school with a fairly large student population.
The average amount in student loans that landscape majors at WVU take out while working on their bachelor's is $29,169. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $294.Request Information
Our rankings recognize Virginia Tech as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Blacksburg, Virginia Tech is a public college with a fairly large student population. Landscape majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $44,400.
The average amount in student loans that landscape majors at Virginia Tech take out while working on their bachelor's is $24,032.Request Information
University of Georgia comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Athens, UGA is a public school with a very large student population. Landscape majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $42,800.
After completing their bachelor's degree, landscape graduates from UGA carry an average student debtload of $26,127. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $287.Request Information
Clemson University earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Clemson is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Clemson. Students who receive their bachelor's in landscape from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $40,900.
After completing their bachelor's degree, landscape graduates from Clemson carry an average student debtload of $21,408.Request Information
Our rankings recognize University of Florida as the #4 school in this year's rankings. U of F is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Gainesville.
The average amount in student loans that landscape majors at U of F take out while working on their bachelor's is $22,114.Request Information
University of Arkansas comes in at #7 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Fayetteville, UARK is a public college with a very large student population.Request Information
Mississippi State University earned the #8 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the town of Mississippi State, Mississippi State is a public school with a very large student population.Request Information
University of Kentucky comes in at #9 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Lexington, UK is a public college with a fairly large student population.Request Information
North Carolina A & T State University landed the #10 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid landscape architecture school. NC A&T is a large public school located in the large city of Greensboro.
Landscape majors at NC A&T take out an average of $25,853 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $282, based on a 10-year repayment plan.Request Information
Best Landscape Architecture Colleges by State
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Landscape Architecture Related Rankings by Major
Landscape Architecture is one of 8 different types of Architecture & Related Services programs to choose from.
Most Popular Majors Related to Landscape
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|Architectural Sciences & Technology||201|
|Urban & Regional Planning||70|
Notes and References
- The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
- Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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