Washington contains thirteen schools that offer environmental engineering programs. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in WA, has a total student population of 45,943 and is the 26th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 environmental engineering schools in Washington, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seattle University comes out as the most expensive ($27,268/yr), with University of Washington-Seattle Campus as the lowest recorded at only $8,906/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 3,810 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $68,890. Environmental engineers in this state earn $84,570/yr and there are 1,390 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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