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Public Information Policy

The Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board (LAAB) requires accredited programs to provide reliable information to the public on accreditation status and performance. This information is intended to help potential students make informed application decisions.


The Utah State University (USU) Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLA; 4-year) and first-professional Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA; 3-year) programs are fully accredited by LAAB. Both programs were fully re-accredited in 2011, and will next be reviewed in 2017.

Reports for the 2011 reviews can be found here:
BLA program
MLA program

For more information on LAAB, see:

Student Achievement

Degrees completed by LAEP students in recent years are as follows:

Cost of Attendance

Following are the estimated 2014-15 costs of full-time enrollment for Utah State University in the listed degrees.

2014/2015 Utah State University Student Costs
USU students may gain Resident status after one full year of living in Utah or attending a Utah university. Residency requirements are listed on the USU Admissions office webpage.

The following information is summarized and provided for reference from the Office of the Registrar. Detailed figures are accessible here:

The Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning (LAEP) program at USU is committed to providing an excellent professional education at an exceptional value. We conduct routine studies of peer programs’ tuition costs. Based upon our 2009 and 2013 surveys, USU’s tuition costs have risen at the same percentage of the national average.

Graduate Facts