Nevada contains three schools that offer environmental engineering programs. Sierra Nevada College, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in NV, has a total student population of 903 and is the 3859th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 environmental engineering schools in Nevada, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sierra Nevada College comes out as the most expensive ($25,134/yr), with College of Southern Nevada as the lowest recorded at only $8,990/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 760 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $70,650. Environmental engineers in this state earn $80,380/yr and there are 330 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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