Alabama contains four schools that offer computer programming programs. Virginia College-Birmingham, the highest-ranking computer programming school in AL, has a total student population of 7,060 and is the 2492nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 computer programming schools in Alabama, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Mobile comes out as the most expensive ($22,919/yr), with Virginia College-Birmingham as the lowest recorded at only $21,586/yr.
Computer Programming students from Alabama 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 Alabama alone, there are 3,480 employed computer software engineers, applications earning an average yearly salary of $83,580. Computer programmers in this state earn $70,400/yr and there are 4,350 employed.
Also, within the computer programming schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from computer programming, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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