Alaska contains three schools that offer environmental engineering programs. University of Alaska Fairbanks, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in AK, has a total student population of 9,137 and is the 441st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 environmental engineering schools in Alaska, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Alaska Pacific University comes out as the most expensive ($25,281/yr), with University of Alaska Fairbanks as the lowest recorded at only $11,713/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from Alaska schools who go on to become environmental engineers, environmental scientists, environmental specialists, environmental protection specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 50,610 people working as environmental engineers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,750. Also, Environmental scientists and specialists, including health make on average $67,360 per year and there are about 83,530 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alaska alone, there are 690 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $68,060. Environmental engineers in this state earn $76,410/yr and there are 330 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 486 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,464, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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