Arkansas contains six schools that offer environmental engineering programs. Arkansas State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in AR, has a total student population of 12,156 and is the 462nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 environmental engineering schools in Arkansas, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, NorthWest Arkansas Community College comes out as the most expensive ($14,037/yr), with East Arkansas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,502/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from Arkansas 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 Arkansas alone, there are 430 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $50,600. Environmental engineers in this state earn $70,100/yr and there are 220 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 2695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,969 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,307, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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