Virginia Beach, VA (population: 439,564) has one environmental engineering school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Old Dominion University has a total student population of 24,013. It is the 1518th highest ranked school in the USA and the 38th highest in the state of Virginia (#1 is Washington and Lee University). To learn more about environmental engineering programs in Virginia Beach, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of environmental engineering professors at Old Dominion University such as Kevin Adams, Sacharia Albin, Jean-Paul Arnaout, V Asari, Robert Ash, and David Basco.
Environmental Engineering students from Virginia Beach 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 Beach-Norfolk-Newport News-NC area alone, there are 330 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average salary of $59,950. Environmental engineers in this area earn $82,560/yr and there are 410 employed.
Virginia Beach lies in Virginia Beach county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. Overall, the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News-NC area has 735,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $19.28/hr average worker wage, and a $40,100 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.560 out of every 1000 jobs in Virginia Beach are held by environmental engineers, and 0.444/1000 are held by environmental scientists and specialists, including health.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Old Dominion University ends up costing a student $10,173/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Virginia Beach|
|Newport News||VA||182,057||4||29.3064||58||35.1 miles|
|Highland Springs||VA||-||1||3.25189||0||90.3 miles|