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2020 Best Colleges for Landscape Architecture in West Virginia

Approximately 1,288 landscape architecture degrees were awarded to students last year in the United States. 22 of these awards were given by schools in West Virginia alone, making it the 23rd most popular state for landscape students. With so many options it can be a daunting task finding the best fit for you. This year's Best Colleges for Landscape Architecture in West Virginia ranking analyzed 1 colleges and universities that offer a bachelor's degree in landscape architecture. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 0 colleges for Landscape Architecture students in West Virginia.

Choosing a Great Landscape Architecture School

Best Colleges for Landscape Architecture in West Virginia The landscape program you select can have a big impact on your future. Important measures of a quality landscape program can vary widely even among the top schools. Below we explain some of the most important factors to consider before making your choice:

Quality Overall is Important

A school that excels in educating for a particular major must be a great school overall as well. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.

Graduates Earn More After College

A landscape architecture degree from colleges on this list typically translates into higher than average earnings following graduation.

Other Factors We Consider

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on Landscape Architecture students vs. other majors.
  • Major Popularity - How many other landscape architecture students choose this school.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or a recognized landscape architecture related accrediting body.

Our complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best colleges for Landscape Architecture students in West Virginia.

Best Schools to Study Landscape Architecture in West Virginia

Below you'll see a list of the best colleges and universities to study landscape architecture.

Best Landscape Colleges in West Virginia


West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

Every student who is interested in landscape architecture has to look into West Virginia University. WVU is a fairly large public school located in the city of Morgantown.

For those interested in pursuing a higher degree, WVU also offers a Master's Degree in landscape architecture.


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Best Landscape Architecture Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Landscape Architecture Schools in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 300 57
Florida 291 37
Virginia 289 26
North Carolina 286 29
Tennessee 266 2
Kentucky 257 14
South Carolina 254 19
Louisiana 254 35
Alabama 250 11
Arkansas 249 9
Mississippi 239 16

One of 8 majors within the Architecture & Related Services area of study, Landscape Architecture has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Landscape

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Architecture 7,514
Architectural Sciences & Technology 3,804
Urban & Regional Planning 2,685
Environmental Design 702
Interior Architecture 574

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to La Citta Vita.

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