Minnesota contains nine schools that offer computer engineering programs. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest-ranking computer engineering school in MN, has a total student population of 51,659 and is the 31st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 computer engineering schools in Minnesota, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Minnesota School of Business-Shakopee comes out as the most expensive ($24,002/yr), with Minnesota West Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $9,264/yr.
Computer Engineering students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota alone, there are 5,490 employed computer programmers earning an average yearly salary of $69,800. Network and computer systems administrators in this state earn $70,040/yr and there are 10,190 employed.
Also, within the computer engineering schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from computer engineering, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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