Providence, RI (population: 170,868) has one environmental engineering school within its city limits. Brown University has a total student population of 8,574. It is the 9th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Rhode Island. To learn more about environmental engineering programs in Providence, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of environmental engineering professors at Brown University such as Rod Beresford, Janet Blume, Allan Bower, Eric Chason, Greg Crawford, and Rick Fleeter.
Environmental Engineering students from Providence 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 Providence-Fall River-Warwick-MA area alone, there are ** employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average salary of $60,450. Environmental engineers in this area earn $79,260/yr and there are 230 employed.
Providence lies in Providence county, which is one of the 2 counties in Rhode Island. Overall, the Providence-Fall River-Warwick-MA area has 544,170 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $20.96/hr average worker wage, and a $43,600 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.430 out of every 1000 jobs in Providence are held by environmental engineers, and **/1000 are held by environmental scientists and specialists, including health.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brown University ends up costing a student $21,700/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Providence|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||3.4 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||11.4 miles|
|Fall River||MA||90,721||4||21.7318||82||17.7 miles|
|North Dartmouth||MA||-||2||13.916||82||26.4 miles|
|New Bedford||MA||90,869||2||34.0999||5||27.1 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||37.6 miles|