Bridgeport, CT (population: 136,604) has one computer forensics school within its city limits. University of Bridgeport has a total student population of 5,103. It is the 680th highest ranked school in the USA and the 13th highest in the state of Connecticut (#1 is Wesleyan University).
Computer Forensics students from Bridgeport schools who go on to become computer forensics specialists, computer security specialists, computer and information scientists, computer support specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 512,720 people working as computer systems analysts alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,430. Also, Computer specialists make on average $78,010 per year and there are about 195,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk area alone, there are 90 employed computer specialists earning an average salary of $63,510. Computer systems analysts in this area earn $100,710/yr and there are 1,840 employed.
Bridgeport lies in Fairfield county, which is one of the 8 counties in Connecticut. Overall, the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk area has 418,180 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $28/hr average worker wage, and a $57,340 average annual salary. Thus, about 4 out of every 1000 jobs in Bridgeport are held by computer systems analysts, and 0/1000 are held by computer specialists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Bridgeport ends up costing a student $25,035/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bridgeport|
|New Haven||CT||123,302||4||21.032||186||16.8 miles|
|North Haven||CT||-||1||35.1029||2||22.5 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||31.5 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||35.6 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||38.1 miles|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||39.3 miles|