Rolla, MO has one environmental science school within its city limits. Missouri University of Science and Technology has a total student population of 6,814. It is the 1459th highest ranked school in the USA and the 45th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University). To learn more about environmental science programs in Rolla, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of environmental science professors at Missouri University of Science and Technology such as Ralph Alexander, Massimo Bertino, Charles Chusuei, John Hogan, Bob Laudon, and Gary Long.
Environmental Science students from Rolla 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.
Rolla lies in Phelps county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area has 175,000 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $15.12/hr average worker wage, and a $31,450 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Missouri University of Science and Technology ends up costing a student $12,436/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Rolla|
|Jefferson City||MO||41,319||4||29.412||201||48.5 miles|
|Saint Peters||MO||56,697||1||24.7073||15||85.2 miles|
|Saint Charles||MO||65,986||1||57.1604||124||89.3 miles|
|Maryland Heights||MO||-||1||21.4481||9||89.9 miles|
|Saint Louis||MO||349,763||28||21.7118||925||95.8 miles|