Louisville, KY (population: 556,482) has two computer engineering schools within its city limits. University of Louisville, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer engineering program, has a total student population of 21,016. It is the 1677th highest ranked school in the USA and the 14th highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College). To learn more about computer engineering programs in Louisville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer engineering professors at University of Louisville such as Peter Aronhime, Christy Bogard, Ellen Brehob, Dar-Jen Chang, Thomas Cleaver, and Dermo Collins.
Computer Engineering students from Louisville 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 Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area alone, there are 1,240 employed computer programmers earning an average salary of $70,340. Network and computer systems administrators in this area earn $58,710/yr and there are 1,000 employed.
Louisville lies in Jefferson county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area has 593,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $19.22/hr average worker wage, and a $39,970 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.685 out of every 1000 jobs in Louisville are held by network and computer systems administrators, and 2.082/1000 are held by computer programmers.
Of the 2 computer engineering schools in Louisville, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bellarmine University comes out as the most expensive ($22,020/yr) for computer engineering students, with University of Louisville as the lowest, reported at only $10,764/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Louisville|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||6.4 miles|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||44.1 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||83.8 miles|
|Oakland City||IN||-||1||58.4328||69||87.5 miles|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||94.6 miles|