Best Colleges with Landscape Architecture Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Landscape Architecture, you'll find there is a large range of degrees that can be earned. A major in Landscape Architecture is a somewhat popular major and offered at a decent amount schools, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Landscape Architecture degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Landscape Architecture degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Landscape Architecture.

The Best Landscape Architecture Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Harvard University Cambridge, MA

Harvard University offers 1 Landscape Architecture Degree program. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 73 students graduated in the study area of Landscape Architecture with students earning 73 Master's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
2 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA

University of Pennsylvania offers 2 Landscape Architecture Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 43 students graduated in the study area of Landscape Architecture with students earning 40 Master's degrees, and 3 Certificates degrees.

Based on 56 Reviews
3 Cornell University Ithaca, NY

Cornell University offers 3 Landscape Architecture Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 37 students graduated in the study area of Landscape Architecture with students earning 27 Master's degrees, and 10 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 100 Reviews
4 Columbia University in the City of New York New York, NY

Columbia University in the City of New York offers 1 Landscape Architecture Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 1 students graduated in the study area of Landscape Architecture with students earning 1 Master's degree.

Based on 20 Reviews
5 University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
UC Berkeley

University of California-Berkeley offers 2 Landscape Architecture Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 38 students graduated in the study area of Landscape Architecture with students earning 27 Master's degrees, and 11 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 140 Reviews
6 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California offers 2 Landscape Architecture Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 21 students graduated in the study area of Landscape Architecture with students earning 20 Master's degrees, and 1 Certificates degree.

Based on 52 Reviews
7 Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis, MO

Washington University in St Louis offers 1 Landscape Architecture Degree program. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 9 students graduated in the study area of Landscape Architecture with students earning 9 Master's degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
8 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor offers 2 Landscape Architecture Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 15 students graduated in the study area of Landscape Architecture with students earning 14 Master's degrees, and 1 Doctoral degree.

Based on 128 Reviews
9 University of Virginia-Main Campus Charlottesville, VA

University of Virginia-Main Campus offers 1 Landscape Architecture Degree program. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 8 students graduated in the study area of Landscape Architecture with students earning 8 Master's degrees.

Based on 60 Reviews
10 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers 3 Landscape Architecture Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 31 students graduated in the study area of Landscape Architecture with students earning 14 Master's degrees, 14 Bachelor's degrees, and 3 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 104 Reviews

List of Landscape Architecture Schools in the U.S.

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Harvard University Harvard University Cambridge, MA
5/5
14 : 1 29,652
University of Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
5/5
12 : 1 24,876
Cornell University Cornell University Ithaca, NY
5/5
12 : 1 21,904
Columbia University in the City of New York Columbia University in the City of New York New York, NY
5/5
7 : 1 28,086
University of California-Berkeley University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
3/5
21 : 1 38,189
University of Southern California University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
5/5
16 : 1 43,401
Washington University in St Louis Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis, MO
5/5
9 : 1 14,688
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI
3/5
7 : 1 43,651
University of Virginia-Main Campus University of Virginia-Main Campus Charlottesville, VA
4/5
11 : 1 23,883
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL
4/5
20 : 1 45,842
University of Washington-Seattle Campus University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
3/5
12 : 1 45,408
University of California-Davis University of California-Davis Davis, CA
3/5
15 : 1 35,186
Northeastern University Northeastern University Boston, MA
5/5
15 : 1 19,940
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park, PA
4/5
16 : 1 47,307
George Washington University George Washington University Washington, DC
5/5
17 : 1 26,212
Ohio State University-Main Campus Ohio State University-Main Campus Columbus, OH
3/5
15 : 1 58,663
University Logo University of Georgia Athens, GA
3/5
18 : 1 36,130
University of Florida University of Florida Gainesville, FL
2/5
20 : 1 50,645
Clemson University Clemson University Clemson, SC
3/5
20 : 1 22,698
The University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX
3/5
18 : 1 50,950
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA
3/5
23 : 1 20,944
University of Wisconsin-Madison University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI
3/5
12 : 1 42,716
Rhode Island School of Design Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI
5/5
10 : 1 2,481
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN
3/5
14 : 1 50,678
North Carolina State University at Raleigh North Carolina State University at Raleigh Raleigh, NC
3/5
19 : 1 34,015

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Getting a Landscape Architecture Degree Online

Schools offering online Landscape Architecture degrees

Online Landscape Architecture degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 30 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Landscape Architecture degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Kansas State University 0 0 0 30 0
Academy of Art University 0 0 0 2 0
How many schools offer online Landscape Architecture degrees?
  • 2 Associate's
  • 1 Bachelor's
  • 2 Master's

What degrees do people get in Landscape Architecture?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 11 Colleges 12 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 55 Colleges 797 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 10 Colleges 27 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 3 Colleges 6 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 60 Colleges 712 Graduates

Landscape Architecture Degree Overview

Researching a Landscape Architecture degree you will find that there are many opportunities for a traditional degree as well as higher education possibilities. The most standard path for those earning a degree in Landscape Architecture can look for a standard two to four years to earn a degree. The most common Landscape Architecture degree earned was a bachelor's degree, however, schools more commonly offer a master's degree. The second most popular Landscape Architecture degree that people get is a master's degree which implies a focus on higher learning. This implies that the degree requires dedication to schooling and you may want to seek more than a four year time commitment. Although a doctoral degree is offered at some schools, getting an advanced degree is not very common. Picking a degree in Landscape Architecture will ultimately come down to what you hope to achieve with that degree in addition to finding something that meets your personal requirements such as school availability and schedule flexibility.

Average cost of college for a Landscape Architecture degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$2,363 Public In-State
$6,562 Public Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$9,791 Public In-State
$36,275 Private In-State
$24,416 Public Out-of-State
$36,275 Private Out-of-State
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