Pennsylvania contains 51 schools that offer environmental engineering programs. University of Pennsylvania, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in PA, has a total student population of 24,599 and is the 5th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 51 environmental engineering schools in Pennsylvania, only 12 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Joseph's University comes out as the most expensive ($34,548/yr), with Pennsylvania Highlands Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,390/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 1,730 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $67,260. Environmental engineers in this state earn $86,110/yr and there are 2,930 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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