Oklahoma City, OK (population: 564,147) has two environmental engineering schools within its city limits. Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City, the highest ranked school in the city with an environmental engineering program, has a total student population of 7,367. It is the 5874th highest ranked school in the USA and the 134th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University). To learn more about environmental engineering programs in Oklahoma City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of environmental engineering professors at Oklahoma State University such as James Cross, S.R. Hunter, and Scott Millington.
Environmental Engineering students from Oklahoma City 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 Oklahoma City area alone, there are 230 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average salary of $48,720. Environmental engineers in this area earn $83,240/yr and there are 90 employed.
Oklahoma City lies in Oklahoma county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Oklahoma City area has 564,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.31/hr average worker wage, and a $38,090 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.165 out of every 1000 jobs in Oklahoma City are held by environmental engineers, and 0.405/1000 are held by environmental scientists and specialists, including health.
Of the 2 environmental engineering schools in Oklahoma City, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City comes out as the most expensive ($5,899/yr) for environmental engineering students, with Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City as the lowest, reported at only $5,899/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Oklahoma City|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||7.9 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||25.4 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||88.8 miles|