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2022 Best Colleges for Environmental Control Technologies

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313

Graduates Per Year

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$78K

Average Salary

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#318

Most Popular Major

Popularity

Somewhat Unpopular

313

95% NATIONAL AVG

Diplomas Received Last Year

31

84% NATIONAL AVG

Colleges Offering this Degree

Most Popular Degrees

317

Sports Communication

315

318

Environmental Control Technologies

313

319

Nuclear Medical Technology

308

Cost

Affordable

$21,750

32% NATIONAL AVG

Median Degree Cost

Most Expensive Degrees

323

Radiation Therapy

$21,831

324

Environmental Control Technologies

$21,750

325

Native American Studies

$21,716

Salary

Average Salary

Environmental Control Technologies

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Professors

Good

4.2/5

5% NATIONAL AVG

Median Student Rating

Highest Student Rated Professors

105

Drawing

106

Environmental Control Technologies

107

Talmudic Studies

Students

Not Diverse

2.9/5

20.23% NATIONAL AVG

Student Diversity Index

Most Diverse

337

Agriculture

338

Environmental Control Technologies

339

Music Management

SUMMARY

Choosing to study Environmental Control Technologies is a valuable choice and generally a mandatory first step for undergrads hoping to pursue a career as a facility engineer, an utilities engineer, or a hvac-r technician. In fact, environmental control technologies is a ​unique degree coming in at the 318th most popular major. Last academic year alone, there were 313 environmental control technologies degrees conferred. In-state tuition for environmental control technologies at private colleges is, on average, 4 times more costly than their public counterparts.

With just 31 schools having programs for environmental control technologies there could be a smaller selection of institutions that will have an option for you. If you're looking to immerse yourself with other environmental control technologies students, consider colleges in North Carolina which have more undergrads admitted to environmental control technologies than any other state. More generally, the top region to study environmental control technologies is in the Southeast region with Appalachian State University, Methodist University, and North Carolina State University at Raleigh best representing the region. Interestingly, our selection of the best conference to major in environmental control technologies is the Sun Belt Conference with Appalachian State University representing the conference. Based on our list of the best colleges, our selection for the best university for environmental control technologies is North Carolina State University at Raleigh.

The objectively 'best' school might not actually be the best school for you. There are lots of factors to think about when choosing college. Things such as campus amenities, transportation services, and food could definitely affect one's inclinations of which school to attend. Here at Authority, we weighed the pros and cons for you. If, for example, you are intrigued by which environmental control technologies college is home to the top campus, the winner is Rochester Institute of Technology. If, for example, you are very interested in which school boasts the best campus, we have an entire list dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through government databases, professor reviews, student reviews, and more to evaluate each major in an unbiased and informative way. You can find our comprehensive list for the universities with the best student life here and from that list, our pick of the university with the best student life for environmental control technologies is North Carolina State University at Raleigh. Curious why? Continue scrolling to discover more about Authority's top choices. Many of our picks will probably surprise you.

If expense is a significant deciding factor in your decision on where to go to school, you might consider avoiding Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester Institute of Technology is our most expensive university for environmental control technologies, at least for out of state students. That being said, we have a list of the most expensive schools that could put the cost at Rochester Institute of Technology into perspective. You may also care to know that environmental control technologies is the 324th most expensive major in the US, with an average bill of $21,800. To zoom out a little, the most costly state for environmental control technologies in the country is New York with tuition and fees at the main college, Rochester Institute of Technology, of $44,049. Even more broadly, the most expensive region of the U.S. for environmental control technologies is unfortunately unavailable due to missing data.

Our cheapest region for environmental control technologies is the Rocky Mountains region which is represented by Red Rocks Community College with a cost of $14,661. On the bright side, the most affordable college for environmental control technologies is Lake Michigan College. Authority.org's comprehensive list of the most affordable universities can be explored here.

In-state attendees can anticipate paying about $8,900 for a degree in environmental control technologies. That price grows dramatically to an average of $17,100 for the out-of-state public-school student. Our selection for the college with the best value for environmental control technologies: Rochester Institute of Technology. Through this link you can find our comprehensive list on the schools we believe to be the best value in general. Do know, this list is based on out-of-state tuition costs. The value proposition changes when it comes to in-state tuition, but we do not know where you live (and are not trying to collect that kind of data).

Earnings for environmental control technologies majors vary widely, but two-years after finishing the degree students will regularly earn around $78,100. While there is a lot of variation in earnings; top positions can make up to $127,000. Straight out of university, the lowest earning jobs within the environmental control technologies field earn $47,900, which isn't that bad. The top earning graduates for environmental control technologies graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology and if you are looking for colleges with all of the highest earning graduates, Authority has that too.

The overall diversity of environmental control technologies ranks subpar, coming in only the 15th percentile of all majors. The school with the most composite diversity for environmental control technologies is Methodist University and here you can find our general list of the colleges with the most diversity. The overall financial diversity of Environmental Control Technologies only ranks within the 91st percentile of all majors. Racial diversity is even lower in the 19th percentile. White students make up the largest share, 75%, of those studying environmental control technologies. Additionally, 73% of scholars seeking an environmental control technologies degree are men.

The median rating of environmental control technologies' professors is 4.2 stars, which is 5% higher than the median score for every major; which is a good ranking. If you are curious about the most popular environmental control technologies professor in the country, look no further than Kelly Welch from Kansas State University. It might be shocking, but the best ranked instructors for environmental control technologies by student come from Tennessee Technological University. As we consider data beyond simply rankings we find that the college possessing the best professors for environmental control technologies is North Carolina State University at Raleigh. One will find an explanation of our ever evolving ranking methodology for the best overall professors here, along with some of the finest professors in the country.

Finally, the most difficult college to get into for environmental control technologies is University of Tulsa. While we do not necessarily see the value in it, we do have a general list for the hardest colleges to get into. But, here at Authority we do hope you understand that looking at university from context mainly formed from superlatives can create problems. We at Authority hope you explore our other pages on different universities and peruse some of our helpful background articles on useful things to look out for as your school search develops.

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University of Tulsa

#1 Best Colleges for Environmental Control Technologies

University of Tulsa is a small private university located in Tulsa, OK ranked 143rd in the US. It has a total of 3,535 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, accepting 35.84% of applicants. University of Tulsa offers 160 different majors and is best known for its Environmental Control Technologies, Petroleum Engineering, and Voice and Opera programs (nationally ranked 1st, 3rd, and 13th respectively). With an annual tuition of $41,698 per year, University of Tulsa is rather expensive. 57.93% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to make around $48,500 per year, which is 17% greater than the national median.

Tulsa, OK

https://utulsa.edu

A

Rating

36%

Acceptance

4,799

Students

#143

Ranking

$41,698

Tuition

Appalachian State University

#2 Best Colleges for Environmental Control Technologies

Appalachian State University is a large public institution located in Boone, NC ranked 14th in North Carolina. It has a total of 18,575 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 76.81% of applicants. Appalachian State University offers 142 different majors and is best known for its History Teacher Education, Environmental Control Technologies, and Art Teacher Education programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 9th respectively). With an annual tuition of $4,242 for in-state students and $19,049 for those from out-of-state, Appalachian State University is moderately priced. 70.11% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to bring in close to $38,800 per year, which is 7% under the national median.

Boone, NC

www.appstate.edu/

B-

Rating

77%

Acceptance

20,714

Students

#609

Ranking

$19,049

Tuition

The University of Findlay

#3 Best Colleges for Environmental Control Technologies

The University of Findlay is a small private institution located in Findlay, OH ranked 29th in Ohio. It has a total of 3,863 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 77.22% of applicants. The University of Findlay offers 104 different majors and is best known for its Pre-Veterinary Studies, Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services, and Pre-Physical Therapy Studies programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $34,200 per year, The University of Findlay is reasonably pricey. 58.93% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to bring home roughly $43,200 per year, which is 4% above the national median.

Findlay, OH

www.findlay.edu/

C+

Rating

77%

Acceptance

5,561

Students

#760

Ranking

$34,200

Tuition

North Carolina State University at Raleigh

#4 Best Colleges for Environmental Control Technologies

North Carolina State University at Raleigh is a very large public university located in Raleigh, NC ranked 134th in the nation. It has a total of 28,147 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 45.13% of applicants. North Carolina State University at Raleigh offers 294 different majors and is best known for its Animal Sciences, Forestry, and Botany programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $6,535 for students from North Carolina and $26,654 for those from out-of-state, North Carolina State University at Raleigh is somewhat moderately high-priced. 73.33% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn near $52,500 per year, which is 26% over the national median.

Raleigh, NC

www.ncsu.edu

A

Rating

45%

Acceptance

39,822

Students

#134

Ranking

$26,654

Tuition

Rochester Institute of Technology

#5 Best Colleges for Environmental Control Technologies

Rochester Institute of Technology is a large private institution located in Rochester, NY ranked 190th in the US. It has a total of 15,118 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting close to 7 in every 10 applicants. Rochester Institute of Technology offers 201 different majors and is best known for its Mechanical Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technologies, and Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications programs, which are all nationally ranked 2nd. With an annual tuition of $45,244 per year, Rochester Institute of Technology is exceptionally costly. 62.58% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to take home near $62,400 per year, which is 50% above the national median.

Rochester, NY

www.rit.edu/

A

Rating

71%

Acceptance

18,660

Students

#190

Ranking

$45,244

Tuition

Illinois State University

#6 Best Colleges for Environmental Control Technologies

Illinois State University is a very large public university located in Normal, IL ranked 25th in Illinois. It has a total of 19,609 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 81.94% acceptance rate. Illinois State University offers 160 different majors and is best known for its Middle School Education and Teaching, Agriculture, and Biology Teacher Education programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $11,524 for in-state students and $23,048 for those from out-of-state, Illinois State University is reasonably pricey. 68.3% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, entering the labor market. Open graduating, alumni go on to take in near $47,100 per year, which is 13% greater than the national median.

Normal, IL

illinoisstate.edu/

B-

Rating

82%

Acceptance

22,907

Students

#610

Ranking

$23,048

Tuition

Red Rocks Community College

#7 Best Colleges for Environmental Control Technologies

Red Rocks Community College is a mid-sized public associates college located in Lakewood, CO ranked 42nd in Colorado. It has a total of 11,905 full-time undergraduate students. Red Rocks Community College offers 98 different majors and is best known for its Environmental Control Technologies program, which is ranked 7th in the nation. With an annual tuition of $3,574 for in-state students and $14,661 for those from out-of-state, Red Rocks Community College is reasonably priced. 19.18% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, employment. Open graduating, alumni go on to bring in more or less $36,900 per year, which is 11% below the national median.

Lakewood, CO

www.rrcc.edu

D+

Rating

100%

Acceptance

11,967

Students

#2355

Ranking

$14,661

Tuition

Lake Michigan College

#8 Best Colleges for Environmental Control Technologies

Lake Michigan College is a small public associates college located in Benton Harbor, MI ranked 66th in Michigan. It has a total of 3,963 full-time undergraduate students. Lake Michigan College offers 70 different majors and is best known for its Environmental Control Technologies program, which is ranked 8th in the US. With an annual tuition of $5,115 per year, Lake Michigan College is very low-priced. 15.53% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to earn roughly $24,100 per year, which is 42% below the national median.

Benton Harbor, MI

https://www.lakemichigancollege.edu

D+

Rating

100%

Acceptance

3,963

Students

#2512

Ranking

$5,115

Tuition

Alpena Community College

#9 Best Colleges for Environmental Control Technologies

Alpena Community College is a small public associates college located in Alpena, MI ranked 69th in Michigan. It has a total of 2,356 full-time undergraduate students. Alpena Community College offers 107 different majors and is best known for its Environmental Control Technologies program, which is ranked 9th in America. With an annual tuition of $6,510 per year, Alpena Community College is very affordable. 26.96% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, joining the workforce. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $31,600 per year, which is 24% under the national median.

Alpena, MI

www.alpenacc.edu

D+

Rating

100%

Acceptance

2,356

Students

#2523

Ranking

$6,510

Tuition

Ferris State University

#11 Best Colleges for Environmental Control Technologies

Ferris State University is a large public institution located in Big Rapids, MI ranked 39th in Michigan. It has a total of 14,170 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 86.64% acceptance rate. Ferris State University offers 231 different majors and is best known for its Metal and Jewelry Arts, Mechanic and Repair Technologies, and Drawing programs (nationally ranked 7th, 8th, and 9th respectively). With an annual tuition of $12,068 per year, Ferris State University is pretty inexpensive. 48.78% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor force. After graduation, alumni go on to earn more or less $44,500 per year, which is 7% over the national median.

Big Rapids, MI

www.ferris.edu/

C

Rating

87%

Acceptance

15,739

Students

#1421

Ranking

$12,068

Tuition

University of Puerto Rico-Aguadilla

#12 Best Colleges for Environmental Control Technologies

University of Puerto Rico-Aguadilla is a small public college located in Aguadilla, PR ranked 16th in Puerto Rico. It has a total of 3,529 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 86.76% of applicants. University of Puerto Rico-Aguadilla offers 14 different majors and is best known for its Office Management and Supervision, Environmental Control Technologies, and Electrical Engineering Technologies programs (nationally ranked 10th, 12th, and 27th respectively). With an annual tuition of $3,968 for in-state students and $5,952 for those from out-of-state, University of Puerto Rico-Aguadilla is quite affordable. 35.42% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, working.

Aguadilla, PR

https://www.uprag.edu

C

Rating

87%

Acceptance

3,529

Students

#1598

Ranking

$5,952

Tuition

Central Washington University

#13 Best Colleges for Environmental Control Technologies

Central Washington University is a large public college located in Ellensburg, WA ranked 18th in Washington. It has a total of 16,355 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 84.92% of applicants. Central Washington University offers 302 different majors and is best known for its Pre-Nursing Studies, Retailing and Retail Operations, and Environmental Control Technologies programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 5th, and 13th respectively). With an annual tuition of $6,318 for in-state students and $21,999 for those from out-of-state, Central Washington University is somewhat moderately expensive. 56.1% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, working. After finishing college, alumni go on to bring in close to $46,500 per year, which is 12% greater than the national median.

Ellensburg, WA

www.cwu.edu

C+

Rating

85%

Acceptance

17,678

Students

#908

Ranking

$21,999

Tuition

Methodist University

#15 Best Colleges for Environmental Control Technologies

Methodist University is a small private institution located in Fayetteville, NC ranked 33rd in North Carolina. It has a total of 1,958 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting in the neighborhood of 62.5% of applicants. Methodist University offers 74 different majors and is best known for its Environmental Control Technologies and Fire Protection programs, which are respectively ranked 15th and 18th in the United States. With an annual tuition of $34,148 per year, Methodist University is somewhat moderately costly. 25.57% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to take in near $39,300 per year, which is 5% less than the national median.

Fayetteville, NC

www.methodist.edu

C

Rating

63%

Acceptance

2,295

Students

#1503

Ranking

$34,148

Tuition

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

#16 Best Colleges for Environmental Control Technologies

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is a large public college located in Oshkosh, WI ranked 25th in Wisconsin. It has a total of 17,584 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 76.33% of applicants. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh offers 109 different majors and is best known for its Social Science Teacher Education, Environmental Control Technologies, and Science Teacher Education programs (nationally ranked 14th, 16th, and 18th respectively). With an annual tuition of $6,422 for students from Wisconsin and $13,995 for those from out-of-state, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is pretty cheap. 55.74% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to earn near $42,700 per year, which is 3% greater than the national median.

Oshkosh, WI

https://www.uwosh.edu

C+

Rating

76%

Acceptance

19,257

Students

#1220

Ranking

$13,995

Tuition

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

#17 Best Colleges for Environmental Control Technologies

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a mid-sized public institution located in Green Bay, WI ranked 40th in Wisconsin. It has a total of 9,744 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 85.24% acceptance rate. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay offers 58 different majors and is best known for its Human Biology, Environmental Control Technologies, and Behavioral Sciences programs (nationally ranked 16th, 17th, and 18th respectively). With an annual tuition of $6,298 for students from Wisconsin and $14,516 for those from out-of-state, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is reasonably priced. 48.36% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to take in more or less $40,800 per year, which is 2% under the national median.

Green Bay, WI

www.uwgb.edu

C

Rating

85%

Acceptance

10,185

Students

#1684

Ranking

$14,516

Tuition

Ohio Valley University

#18 Best Colleges for Environmental Control Technologies

Ohio Valley University is a very small private institution located in Vienna, WV ranked 15th in West Virginia. It has a total of 493 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 69.28% acceptance rate. Ohio Valley University offers 25 different majors and is best known for its Environmental Control Technologies program, which is ranked 18th in the nation. With an annual tuition of $21,750 per year, Ohio Valley University is reasonably high-priced. 29.41% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to generate roughly $37,200 per year, which is 10% below the national median.

Vienna, WV

https://www.ovu.edu

C-

Rating

69%

Acceptance

521

Students

#2181

Ranking

$21,750

Tuition