Idaho contains three schools that offer petroleum engineering programs. University of Utah, the highest-ranking petroleum engineering school in ID, has a total student population of 29,284 and is the 129th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 petroleum engineering schools in Idaho, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Utah comes out as the most expensive ($11,363/yr), with Western Wyoming Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,743/yr.
Petroleum Engineering students from Idaho schools who go on to become petroleum engineers, engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 25,540 people working as petroleum engineers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $119,960.
Also, within the petroleum engineering schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from petroleum engineering, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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