Cape Girardeau, MO has three computer engineering schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Saint Louis University-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer engineering program, has a total student population of 16,317. It is the 1085th highest ranked school in the USA and the 33rd highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University). To learn more about computer engineering programs in Cape Girardeau, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer engineering professors at Saint Louis University such as Gary Bledsoe, William Ebel, Roobik Gharabagi, Terrence Kelly, Stephen Magoc, and David Manor.
Computer Engineering students from Cape Girardeau 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 Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 100 employed computer programmers earning an average salary of $46,100. Network and computer systems administrators in this area earn $47,320/yr and there are 230 employed.
Cape Girardeau lies in Cape Girardeau county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area has 197,160 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $14.87/hr average worker wage, and a $30,940 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.152 out of every 1000 jobs in Cape Girardeau are held by network and computer systems administrators, and 0.508/1000 are held by computer programmers.
Of the 3 computer engineering schools with a 100-mile radius of Cape Girardeau, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Louis University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($31,255/yr) for computer engineering students, with Rend Lake College as the lowest, reported at only $6,019/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Cape Girardeau|
|Poplar Bluff||MO||-||2||28.7059||62||61.4 miles|