Oregon contains nine schools that offer environmental engineering programs. Willamette University, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in OR, has a total student population of 2,838 and is the 146th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 environmental engineering schools in Oregon, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Portland comes out as the most expensive ($26,906/yr), with Mt Hood Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,174/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 1,100 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $64,060. Environmental engineers in this state earn $75,310/yr and there are 410 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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