West Virginia contains two schools that offer computer engineering programs. West Virginia University Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking computer engineering school in WV, has a total student population of 1,244 and is the 725th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 computer engineering schools in West Virginia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, West Virginia University Institute of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($8,521/yr), with West Virginia University as the lowest recorded at only $8,164/yr.
Computer Engineering students from West 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 West Virginia alone, there are 1,350 employed computer programmers earning an average yearly salary of $50,190. Network and computer systems administrators in this state earn $57,410/yr and there are 780 employed.
Also, within the computer engineering schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from computer engineering, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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