Louisville, KY (population: 556,482) has one environmental engineering school within its city limits. University of Louisville has a total student population of 21,016. It is the 1677th highest ranked school in the USA and the 14th highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College). To learn more about environmental engineering programs in Louisville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of environmental engineering professors at University of Louisville such as Peter Aronhime, Ellen Brehob, Thomas Cleaver, Dermo Collins, Hollace Cox, and Erik Decicco.
Environmental Engineering students from Louisville 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 Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area alone, there are 180 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average salary of $61,500. Environmental engineers in this area earn $68,430/yr and there are 200 employed.
Louisville lies in Jefferson county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area has 593,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $19.22/hr average worker wage, and a $39,970 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.338 out of every 1000 jobs in Louisville are held by environmental engineers, and 0.297/1000 are held by environmental scientists and specialists, including health.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Louisville ends up costing a student $10,764/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Louisville|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||6.4 miles|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||44.1 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||83.8 miles|
|Oakland City||IN||-||1||58.4328||69||87.5 miles|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||94.6 miles|