Kansas City, MO (population: 454,520) has one computer engineering school within its city limits. Grantham University has a total student population of 7,573. It is the 6018th highest ranked school in the USA and the 171st highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Computer Engineering students from Kansas City 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 Kansas City-KS area alone, there are 4,380 employed computer programmers earning an average salary of $73,760. Network and computer systems administrators in this area earn $69,390/yr and there are 4,620 employed.
Kansas City lies in Jackson county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Kansas City-KS area has 988,100 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $20.79/hr average worker wage, and a $43,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.674 out of every 1000 jobs in Kansas City are held by network and computer systems administrators, and 4.437/1000 are held by computer programmers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Grantham University ends up costing a student $25,704/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Kansas City|
|North Kansas City||MO||-||1||17.668||0||1.0 miles|
|Blue Springs||MO||57,147||1||22.3674||5||16.6 miles|
|Lees Summit||MO||-||1||10.817||19||16.7 miles|
|Saint Joseph||MO||76,371||4||37.3685||160||46.6 miles|
|Fort Scott||KS||-||1||19.5238||38||89.0 miles|