Columbus, OH (population: 768,662) has one environmental engineering school within its city limits. Capital University has a total student population of 3,540. It is the 337th highest ranked school in the USA and the 13th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Environmental Engineering students from Columbus 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 Columbus area alone, there are 670 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average salary of $68,610. Environmental engineers in this area earn $78,470/yr and there are 60 employed.
Columbus lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Columbus area has 908,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.70/hr average worker wage, and a $43,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.068 out of every 1000 jobs in Columbus are held by environmental engineers, and 0.739/1000 are held by environmental scientists and specialists, including health.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Capital University ends up costing a student $21,441/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Columbus|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||13.7 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||46.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||49.3 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||72.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||83.4 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||85.7 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||88.6 miles|