West Virginia contains eight schools that offer environmental engineering programs. Marshall University, the highest-ranking environmental engineering school in WV, has a total student population of 13,776 and is the 341st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 environmental engineering schools in West Virginia, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Charleston comes out as the most expensive ($24,334/yr), with Ralph R Willis Career and Technical Center as the lowest recorded at only $4,104/yr.
Environmental Engineering students from West 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 West Virginia alone, there are 520 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $50,310. Environmental engineers in this state earn $67,100/yr and there are 250 employed.
Also, within the environmental engineering schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from environmental engineering, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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