Washington contains six schools that offer computer engineering programs. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest-ranking computer engineering school in WA, has a total student population of 45,943 and is the 26th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 computer engineering schools in Washington, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, DigiPen Institute of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($26,091/yr), with University of Washington-Seattle Campus as the lowest recorded at only $8,906/yr.
Computer Engineering students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 10,600 employed computer programmers earning an average yearly salary of $90,820. Network and computer systems administrators in this state earn $74,500/yr and there are 11,420 employed.
Also, within the computer engineering schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from computer engineering, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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