Alabama contains four schools that offer computer engineering programs. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest-ranking computer engineering school in AL, has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 computer engineering schools in Alabama, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Alabama in Huntsville comes out as the most expensive ($12,883/yr), with University of South Alabama as the lowest recorded at only $9,002/yr.
Computer Engineering students from Alabama 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 Alabama alone, there are 4,350 employed computer programmers earning an average yearly salary of $70,400. Network and computer systems administrators in this state earn $63,390/yr and there are 3,780 employed.
Also, within the computer engineering schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from computer engineering, 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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