New Jersey contains six schools that offer computer engineering programs. The College of New Jersey, the highest-ranking computer engineering school in NJ, has a total student population of 6,980 and is the 75th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 computer engineering schools in New Jersey, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Stevens Institute of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($26,316/yr), with Hudson County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,676/yr.
Computer Engineering students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 17,590 employed computer programmers earning an average yearly salary of $80,650. Network and computer systems administrators in this state earn $81,160/yr and there are 10,390 employed.
Also, within the computer engineering schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from computer engineering, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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