Landscape Architecture


What is Landscape Architecture ?

Landscape Architecture is the design of all spaces beyond buildings. Our program will teach you about the specialties of this profession and how to succeed as the scope of the field continues to grow. With this major, you will study Landscape Architecture from two perspectives. Through one lens, you’ll explore the impact of human activity on the environment. Through another, you’ll study the influence of natural and historic factors on settlements, behavior, and well-being.

Career Options

  • Civil engineering
  • Drafting
  • Environmental planning
  • Industrial design
  • Landscape architecture
  • Landscape design
  • Park & recreational planning
  • Real estate development
  • Urban planning

Post-Graduation Success1

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Sample employer destinations: [Individual Employer], Confluence, Design Workshop

Sample grad school destinations: Harvard University, Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, Cornell University

Academic Profile Middle 50% 2

25 - 30 ACT Score

1150 - 1370 SAT Score

3.13 - 3.61 High School GPA

Annual Program Costs

Illinois Resident

  • Tuition: $13,640
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,180
  • Total: $32,994


  • Tuition: $30,782
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,520
  • Total: $50,476


  • Tuition: $31,656
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,520
  • Total: $51,350