Virginia contains eight schools that offer environmental engineering programs. Eastern Mennonite University, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in VA, has a total student population of 1,525 and is the 300th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 environmental engineering schools in Virginia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sweet Briar College comes out as the most expensive ($26,047/yr), with Old Dominion University as the lowest recorded at only $10,173/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 3,080 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $80,900. Environmental engineers in this state earn $83,540/yr and there are 2,130 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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