Missouri contains thirteen schools that offer environmental science programs. Westminster College, the highest-ranking environmental science school in MO, has a total student population of 1,087 and is the 369th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 environmental science schools in Missouri, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Washington University in St Louis comes out as the most expensive ($28,951/yr), with Three Rivers Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,190/yr.
Environmental Science students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 240 employed environmental engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $38,260. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this state earn $50,860/yr and there are 1,310 employed.
Also, within the environmental science schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from environmental science, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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