Indiana contains twelve schools that offer environmental science programs. Indiana University-Bloomington, the highest-ranking environmental science school in IN, has a total student population of 42,347 and is the 59th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 environmental science schools in Indiana, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($33,304/yr), with Indiana University-Bloomington as the lowest recorded at only $10,367/yr.
Environmental Science students from Indiana schools who go on to become environmental sciences professors, environmental engineers, environmental scientists, environmental health professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 83,530 people working as environmental scientists and specialists, including health alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $67,360. Also, Environmental engineering technicians make on average $45,730 per year and there are about 20,630 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indiana alone, there are 240 employed environmental engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $45,440. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this state earn $54,600/yr and there are 960 employed.
Also, within the environmental science schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from environmental science, there are 4523 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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