Nebraska contains one school that offers environmental engineering programs. University of Nebraska-Lincoln has a total student population of 24,100 and is the 840th highest ranked school in America.
Environmental Engineering students from Nebraska 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 Nebraska alone, there are 650 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $52,440. Environmental engineers in this state earn $72,200/yr and there are 270 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 1891 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,500 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,844, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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