Kentucky contains six schools that offer environmental engineering programs. University of Louisville, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in KY, has a total student population of 21,016 and is the 1677th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 environmental engineering schools in Kentucky, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Thomas More College comes out as the most expensive ($17,728/yr), with Bluegrass Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $6,933/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 740 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $53,710. Environmental engineers in this state earn $69,120/yr and there are 470 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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