Wisconsin contains fifteen schools that offer computer information systems programs. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, the highest-ranking computer information systems school in WI, has a total student population of 11,139 and is the 262nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 computer information systems schools in Wisconsin, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan College comes out as the most expensive ($23,148/yr), with Gateway Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $220/yr.
Computer Information Systems students from Wisconsin schools who go on to become computer information systems specialists, computer support specialists, network engineers, database engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 287,210 people working as computer and information systems managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $120,640. Also, Computer support specialists make on average $47,360 per year and there are about 540,560 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Wisconsin alone, there are 8,320 employed computer support specialists earning an average yearly salary of $43,630. Computer and information systems managers in this state earn $99,900/yr and there are 5,450 employed.
Also, within the computer information systems schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from computer information systems, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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