Alabama contains nine schools that offer environmental engineering programs. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in AL, has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 environmental engineering schools in Alabama, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tuskegee University comes out as the most expensive ($25,035/yr), with Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals as the lowest recorded at only $3,078/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from Alabama 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 Alabama alone, there are 1,050 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $56,580. Environmental engineers in this state earn $"*"/yr and there are 1,000 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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