Mississippi contains three schools that offer environmental engineering programs. Jackson State University, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in MS, has a total student population of 8,783 and is the 2400th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 environmental engineering schools in Mississippi, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Jackson State University comes out as the most expensive ($10,375/yr), with Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,917/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from Mississippi 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 Mississippi alone, there are 480 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $49,850. Environmental engineers in this state earn $73,520/yr and there are 470 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 2225 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,759 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,828, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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