Colorado contains nine schools that offer environmental engineering programs. Colorado College, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in CO, has a total student population of 2,032 and is the 92nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 environmental engineering schools in Colorado, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Denver comes out as the most expensive ($31,044/yr), with Metropolitan State College of Denver as the lowest recorded at only $11,829/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from Colorado 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 Colorado alone, there are 2,310 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $73,760. Environmental engineers in this state earn $82,280/yr and there are 1,290 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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