Idaho contains five schools that offer environmental engineering programs. University of Idaho, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in ID, has a total student population of 11,957 and is the 243rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 environmental engineering schools in Idaho, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Idaho comes out as the most expensive ($13,222/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 500 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $64,450. Environmental engineers in this state earn $71,030/yr and there are 340 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
Idaho Interesting Facts