Maine contains six schools that offer environmental engineering programs. Colby College, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in ME, has a total student population of 1,838 and is the 73rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 environmental engineering schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of New England comes out as the most expensive ($28,024/yr), with University of Maine at Farmington as the lowest recorded at only $13,503/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from Maine 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 Maine alone, there are 480 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $53,510. Environmental engineers in this state earn $64,470/yr and there are 400 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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