Peru, NE has three computer engineering schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer engineering program, has a total student population of 24,100. It is the 840th highest ranked school in the USA and the 5th highest in the state of Nebraska (#1 is University of Nebraska at Kearney). To learn more about computer engineering programs in Peru, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer engineering professors at University of Nebraska such as Bashar Al-Salim, Soharab Asgarpoor, John Barton, Charles Berryman, Florin Bobaru, and John Boye.
Computer Engineering students from Peru 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 Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area alone, there are ** employed computer programmers earning an average salary of $64,310. Network and computer systems administrators in this area earn $51,050/yr and there are 30 employed.
Peru lies in Nemaha county, which is one of the 40 counties in Nebraska. Overall, the Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area has 47,920 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $15.44/hr average worker wage, and a $32,110 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.720 out of every 1000 jobs in Peru are held by network and computer systems administrators, and **/1000 are held by computer programmers.
Of the 3 computer engineering schools with a 100-mile radius of Peru, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kansas State University comes out as the most expensive ($13,354/yr) for computer engineering students, with Missouri Western State University as the lowest, reported at only $10,348/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Peru|
|Council Bluffs||IA||59,918||3||15.2545||57||53.4 miles|
|Saint Joseph||MO||76,371||4||37.3685||160||69.1 miles|