Bridgeport, CT (population: 136,604) has thirty-seven environmental engineering schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Yale University, the highest ranked school in this group with an environmental engineering program, has a total student population of 11,593. It is the 2nd highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state . To learn more about environmental engineering programs in Bridgeport, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of environmental engineering professors at Yale University such as James Duncan, and Roman Kuc.
Environmental Engineering students from Bridgeport 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 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk area alone, there are 50 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average salary of $73,600. Environmental engineers in this area earn $104,560/yr and there are 50 employed.
Bridgeport lies in Fairfield county, which is one of the 8 counties in Connecticut. Overall, the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk area has 418,180 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $28/hr average worker wage, and a $57,340 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Bridgeport are held by environmental engineers, and 0/1000 are held by environmental scientists and specialists, including health.
Of the 37 environmental engineering schools with a 100-mile radius of Bridgeport, only 14 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Hartford comes out as the most expensive ($31,547/yr) for environmental engineering students, with Middlesex Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,918/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bridgeport|
|New Haven||CT||123,302||4||21.032||186||16.8 miles|
|North Haven||CT||-||1||35.1029||2||22.5 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||31.5 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||35.6 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||38.1 miles|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||39.3 miles|