Wichita, KS (population: 374,803) has two cisco schools within its city limits. Vatterott College-Wichita, the highest ranked school in the city with a cisco program, has a total student population of 413. It is the 2793rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 34th highest in the state of Kansas (#1 is Southwestern College).
Cisco students from Wichita 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 Wichita area alone, there are 570 employed network and computer systems administrators earning an average salary of $53,210. Network systems and data communications analysts in this area earn $71,780/yr and there are 350 employed.
Wichita lies in Sedgwick county, which is one of the 67 counties in Kansas. Overall, the Wichita area has 295,670 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $18.81/hr average worker wage, and a $39,110 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.181 out of every 1000 jobs in Wichita are held by network systems and data communications analysts, and 1.931/1000 are held by network and computer systems administrators.
Of the 2 cisco schools in Wichita, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Vatterott College-Wichita comes out as the most expensive ($17,036/yr) for cisco students, with Vatterott College-Wichita as the lowest, reported at only $17,036/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wichita|
|North Newton||KS||-||1||30.3056||44||26.4 miles|
|El Dorado||KS||-||2||14.14||133||27.6 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||46.5 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||69.4 miles|
|Great Bend||KS||-||1||20.0068||110||90.6 miles|