Virginia contains six schools that offer computer engineering programs. Virginia Commonwealth University, the highest-ranking computer engineering school in VA, has a total student population of 32,172 and is the 222nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 computer engineering schools in Virginia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Christopher Newport University comes out as the most expensive ($15,948/yr), with Old Dominion University as the lowest recorded at only $10,173/yr.
Computer Engineering students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 11,280 employed computer programmers earning an average yearly salary of $79,340. Network and computer systems administrators in this state earn $78,290/yr and there are 18,460 employed.
Also, within the computer engineering schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from computer engineering, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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