Cheyenne, WY (population: 58,067) has seven environmental engineering schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Regis University, the highest ranked school in this group with an environmental engineering program, has a total student population of 10,874. It is the 279th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College).
Environmental Engineering students from Cheyenne 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.
Of the 7 environmental engineering schools with a 100-mile radius of Cheyenne, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Regis University comes out as the most expensive ($25,497/yr) for environmental engineering students, with University of Wyoming as the lowest, reported at only $9,676/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Cheyenne|
|Fort Collins||CO||141,921||5||27.6422||154||43.4 miles|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||88.6 miles|