Ogden, UT (population: 83,448) has seven cisco certification schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Brigham Young University, the highest ranked school in this group with a cisco certification program, has a total student population of 34,130. It is the 719th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Utah (#1 is University of Utah).
Cisco Certification students from Ogden schools who go on to become cisco certified professionals, cisco specialists, cisco technology specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Computer systems analysts make on average $80,430 per year and there are about 512,720 of them employed in the US today.
Ogden lies in Weber county, which is one of the 16 counties in Utah. Overall, the Ogden-Clearfield area has 194,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $18.11/hr average worker wage, and a $37,670 average annual salary.
Of the 7 cisco certification schools with a 100-mile radius of Ogden, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Utah Career College-Layton comes out as the most expensive ($21,722/yr) for cisco certification students, with Latter-day Saints Business College as the lowest, reported at only $9,403/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Ogden|
|Salt Lake City||UT||184,856||12||26.413||545||31.2 miles|
|West Valley City||UT||125,842||2||24.4175||17||37.4 miles|
|South Jordan||UT||57,903||1||13.1531||4||46.3 miles|