Ohio contains 27 schools that offer environmental science programs. Case Western Reserve University, the highest-ranking environmental science school in OH, has a total student population of 9,738 and is the 87th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 27 environmental science schools in Ohio, only 14 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Case Western Reserve University comes out as the most expensive ($26,055/yr), with Sinclair Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,687/yr.
Environmental Science students from Ohio 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 Ohio alone, there are 660 employed environmental engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $42,300. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this state earn $64,990/yr and there are 2,080 employed.
Also, within the environmental science schools in Ohio, the average student population is 1,976 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from environmental science, there are 8695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,681 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,978, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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