Virginia Beach, VA (population: 439,564) has six cisco certification schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Virginia State University, the highest ranked school in this group with a cisco certification program, has a total student population of 5,366. It is the 603rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 20th highest in the state of Virginia (#1 is Washington and Lee University).
Cisco Certification students from Virginia Beach 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.
Virginia Beach lies in Virginia Beach county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. Overall, the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News-NC area has 735,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $19.28/hr average worker wage, and a $40,100 average annual salary.
Of the 6 cisco certification schools with a 100-mile radius of Virginia Beach, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia State University comes out as the most expensive ($10,202/yr) for cisco certification students, with Roanoke-Chowan Community College as the lowest, reported at only $1,414/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Virginia Beach|
|Newport News||VA||182,057||4||29.3064||58||35.1 miles|
|Highland Springs||VA||-||1||3.25189||0||90.3 miles|