Alaska contains one school that offers computer programming programs. University of Alaska Anchorage has a total student population of 17,276 and is the 511th highest ranked school in America.
Computer Programming students from Alaska schools who go on to become computer programmers, computer security specialists, computer support specialists, computer technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 367,880 people working as computer programmers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $74,690. Also, Computer software engineers, applications make on average $90,170 per year and there are about 495,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alaska alone, there are 310 employed computer software engineers, applications earning an average yearly salary of $77,240. Computer programmers in this state earn $70,990/yr and there are 650 employed.
Also, within the computer programming schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from computer programming, there are 486 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,464, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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