Alaska contains two schools that offer computer engineering programs. University of Alaska Fairbanks, the highest-ranking computer engineering school in AK, has a total student population of 9,137 and is the 441st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 computer engineering schools in Alaska, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Alaska Anchorage comes out as the most expensive ($12,399/yr), with University of Alaska Fairbanks as the lowest recorded at only $11,713/yr.
Computer Engineering students from Alaska schools who go on to become computer engineers, database administrators, computer and information scientists, computer support specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 338,890 people working as network and computer systems administrators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $70,930. Also, Computer programmers make on average $74,690 per year and there are about 367,880 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alaska alone, there are 650 employed computer programmers earning an average yearly salary of $70,990. Network and computer systems administrators in this state earn $65,990/yr and there are 890 employed.
Also, within the computer engineering schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from computer engineering, there are 486 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,464, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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