Arkansas contains three schools that offer computer engineering programs. Harding University, the highest-ranking computer engineering school in AR, has a total student population of 6,484 and is the 224th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 computer engineering schools in Arkansas, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Harding University comes out as the most expensive ($13,745/yr), with University of Arkansas Main Campus as the lowest recorded at only $10,892/yr.
Computer Engineering students from Arkansas 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 Arkansas alone, there are 4,470 employed computer programmers earning an average yearly salary of $63,610. Network and computer systems administrators in this state earn $59,200/yr and there are 2,380 employed.
Also, within the computer engineering schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from computer engineering, there are 2695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,969 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,307, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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