Pennsylvania contains 31 schools that offer cisco programs. Carnegie Mellon University, the highest-ranking cisco school in PA, has a total student population of 11,197 and is the 44th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 31 cisco schools in Pennsylvania, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lincoln Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($37,065/yr), with Community College of Beaver County as the lowest recorded at only $4,128/yr.
Cisco students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 14,750 employed network and computer systems administrators earning an average yearly salary of $71,840. Network systems and data communications analysts in this state earn $77,970/yr and there are 6,340 employed.
Also, within the cisco schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from cisco, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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