South Carolina contains six schools that offer computer engineering programs. Clemson University, the highest-ranking computer engineering school in SC, has a total student population of 19,111 and is the 86th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 computer engineering schools in South Carolina, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Clemson University comes out as the most expensive ($15,842/yr), with Aiken Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $7,050/yr.
Computer Engineering students from South Carolina 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 South Carolina alone, there are 3,520 employed computer programmers earning an average yearly salary of $63,320. Network and computer systems administrators in this state earn $62,540/yr and there are 3,100 employed.
Also, within the computer engineering schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from computer engineering, there are 2873 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,037 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,801, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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