New Jersey contains five schools that offer environmental engineering programs. Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in NJ, has a total student population of 37,366 and is the 55th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 environmental engineering schools in New Jersey, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Stevens Institute of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($26,316/yr), with Rutgers University-Newark as the lowest recorded at only $13,604/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 2,630 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $70,230. Environmental engineers in this state earn $78,880/yr and there are 1,990 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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