New Mexico contains five schools that offer environmental engineering programs. New Mexico State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in NM, has a total student population of 18,526 and is the 396th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 environmental engineering schools in New Mexico, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Central New Mexico Community College comes out as the most expensive ($10,387/yr), with Navajo Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $2,488/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from New Mexico 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 Mexico alone, there are 720 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $58,100. Environmental engineers in this state earn $95,910/yr and there are 550 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 1598 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,262 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,963, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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