Louisiana contains four schools that offer environmental engineering programs. Tulane University of Louisiana, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in LA, has a total student population of 11,464 and is the 60th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 environmental engineering schools in Louisiana, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tulane University of Louisiana comes out as the most expensive ($25,174/yr), with University of New Orleans as the lowest recorded at only $6,359/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from Louisiana 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 Louisiana alone, there are 1,500 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $55,750. Environmental engineers in this state earn $73,040/yr and there are 380 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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