Rhode Island contains three schools that offer environmental engineering programs. Brown University, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in RI, has a total student population of 8,574 and is the 9th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 environmental engineering schools in Rhode Island, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Roger Williams University comes out as the most expensive ($31,184/yr), with Brown University as the lowest recorded at only $21,700/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $60,510. Environmental engineers in this state earn $80,600/yr and there are 200 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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