Ponca City, OK has six environmental engineering schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with an environmental engineering program, has a total student population of 23,033. It is the 1086th highest ranked school in the USA and the 11th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University). To learn more about environmental engineering programs in Ponca City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of environmental engineering professors at Oklahoma State University such as Imad Abouzahr, Don Adams, Alana Allfree, Jack Allison, Andrew Arena, and Ken Belanus.
Environmental Engineering students from Ponca 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.
Ponca City lies in Kay county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area has 122,310 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $15.68/hr average worker wage, and a $32,610 average annual salary.
Of the 6 environmental engineering schools with a 100-mile radius of Ponca City, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($12,887/yr) for environmental engineering students, with Tulsa Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,722/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Ponca City|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||24.7 miles|
|El Dorado||KS||-||2||14.14||133||77.8 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||87.7 miles|
|Oklahoma City||OK||564,147||19||18.6276||473||88.8 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||94.7 miles|
|North Newton||KS||-||1||30.3056||44||95.5 miles|