Milwaukee, WI (population: 606,508) has two computer engineering schools within its city limits. Marquette University, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer engineering program, has a total student population of 11,689. It is the 111th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Wisconsin (#1 is University of Wisconsin-Madison). To learn more about computer engineering programs in Milwaukee, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer engineering professors at Marquette University such as John Borg, Tony Bowman, Guy Campbell, Vikram Cariapa, Kevin Craig, and Steven Deibele.
Computer Engineering students from Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis area alone, there are 2,610 employed computer programmers earning an average salary of $65,820. Network and computer systems administrators in this area earn $65,840/yr and there are 2,000 employed.
Milwaukee lies in Milwaukee county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis area has 817,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $21.19/hr average worker wage, and a $44,080 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.450 out of every 1000 jobs in Milwaukee are held by network and computer systems administrators, and 3.197/1000 are held by computer programmers.
Of the 2 computer engineering schools in Milwaukee, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Milwaukee School of Engineering comes out as the most expensive ($25,200/yr) for computer engineering students, with Marquette University as the lowest, reported at only $24,839/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Milwaukee|
|West Allis||WI||59,345||1||16.5935||7||4.6 miles|
|Fond du Lac||WI||42,100||2||22.0044||202||54.7 miles|
|Crystal Lake||IL||42,672||3||24.3677||64||60.3 miles|
|Arlington Heights||IL||73,268||1||24.4091||3||67.1 miles|
|West Dundee||IL||-||1||23.2604||5||68.4 miles|
|Mount Prospect||IL||52,994||2||36.9644||21||68.5 miles|
|Hoffman Estates||IL||54,568||1||19.0736||10||69.7 miles|
|Des Plaines||IL||57,512||1||11.0092||69||71.3 miles|
|Hanover Park||IL||-||1||22.3828||2||73.9 miles|