Tennessee contains eight schools that offer environmental engineering programs. Vanderbilt University, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in TN, has a total student population of 12,506 and is the 17th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 environmental engineering schools in Tennessee, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Vanderbilt University comes out as the most expensive ($20,446/yr), with Roane State Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,684/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 1,180 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $57,470. Environmental engineers in this state earn $75,130/yr and there are 940 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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