Iowa contains two schools that offer computer engineering programs. Dordt College, the highest-ranking computer engineering school in IA, has a total student population of 1,322 and is the 295th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 computer engineering schools in Iowa, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dordt College comes out as the most expensive ($20,913/yr), with University of Iowa as the lowest recorded at only $12,829/yr.
Computer Engineering students from Iowa 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 Iowa alone, there are 3,470 employed computer programmers earning an average yearly salary of $64,260. Network and computer systems administrators in this state earn $61,700/yr and there are 3,740 employed.
Also, within the computer engineering schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from computer engineering, there are 3687 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,622 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,082, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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