Iowa contains eleven schools that offer environmental engineering programs. Dordt College, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in IA, has a total student population of 1,322 and is the 295th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 environmental engineering schools in Iowa, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Drake University comes out as the most expensive ($23,091/yr), with Eastern Iowa Community College District as the lowest recorded at only $8,427/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from Iowa 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 Iowa alone, there are 300 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $65,830. Environmental engineers in this state earn $72,350/yr and there are 180 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 3687 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,622 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,082, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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