Durant, OK has one environmental engineering school within its city limits. Southeastern Oklahoma State University has a total student population of 4,229. It is the 3330th highest ranked school in the USA and the 77th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Environmental Engineering students from Durant 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 Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 50 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average salary of $45,920. Environmental engineers in this area earn $60,920/yr and there are 40 employed.
Durant lies in Bryan county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area has 164,450 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $15.13/hr average worker wage, and a $31,460 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.254 out of every 1000 jobs in Durant are held by environmental engineers, and 0.305/1000 are held by environmental scientists and specialists, including health.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southeastern Oklahoma State University ends up costing a student $8,106/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Durant|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||78.5 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||92.5 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||97.7 miles|