Texas contains 39 schools that offer environmental engineering programs. Rice University, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in TX, has a total student population of 5,576 and is the 28th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 39 environmental engineering schools in Texas, only 16 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern Methodist University comes out as the most expensive ($28,682/yr), with Central Texas College as the lowest recorded at only $4,285/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 7,340 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $73,490. Environmental engineers in this state earn $84,200/yr and there are 2,520 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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