Georgia contains twelve schools that offer environmental engineering programs. Emory University, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in GA, has a total student population of 12,930 and is the 30th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 environmental engineering schools in Georgia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Emory University comes out as the most expensive ($25,060/yr), with Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus as the lowest recorded at only $8,258/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from Georgia 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 Georgia alone, there are 1,500 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $56,870. Environmental engineers in this state earn $77,120/yr and there are 1,420 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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