South Carolina contains five schools that offer environmental engineering programs. Clemson University, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in SC, has a total student population of 19,111 and is the 86th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 environmental engineering schools in South Carolina, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Clemson University comes out as the most expensive ($15,842/yr), with Claflin University as the lowest recorded at only $10,817/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from South Carolina 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 South Carolina alone, there are 600 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $52,760. Environmental engineers in this state earn $74,480/yr and there are 1,010 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 2873 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,037 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,801, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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