Massachusetts contains sixteen schools that offer environmental engineering programs. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in MA, has a total student population of 10,384 and is the 12th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 environmental engineering schools in Massachusetts, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Simmons College comes out as the most expensive ($34,498/yr), with Berkshire Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,810/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 2,630 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $86,880. Environmental engineers in this state earn $84,050/yr and there are 2,530 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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