Alabama contains three schools that offer cisco programs. University of South Alabama, the highest-ranking cisco school in AL, has a total student population of 14,522 and is the 2715th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 cisco schools in Alabama, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oakwood University comes out as the most expensive ($24,801/yr), with Columbia Southern University as the lowest recorded at only $5,292/yr.
Cisco students from Alabama schools who go on to become cisco specialists, cisco technology specialists, cisco certified professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 226,080 people working as network systems and data communications analysts alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $76,560. Also, Network and computer systems administrators make on average $70,930 per year and there are about 338,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 3,780 employed network and computer systems administrators earning an average yearly salary of $63,390. Network systems and data communications analysts in this state earn $62,390/yr and there are 1,840 employed.
Also, within the cisco schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from cisco, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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