California contains 53 schools that offer environmental engineering programs. University of California-Los Angeles, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in CA, has a total student population of 38,550 and is the 7th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 53 environmental engineering schools in California, only 27 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Santa Clara University comes out as the most expensive ($35,245/yr), with De Anza College as the lowest recorded at only $3,899/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from California 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 California alone, there are 12,470 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $74,550. Environmental engineers in this state earn $86,340/yr and there are 5,390 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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