Tulsa, OK (population: 387,683) has two computer programming schools within its city limits. Tulsa Community College, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer programming program, has a total student population of 19,730. It is the 5221st highest ranked school in the USA and the 119th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Computer Programming students from Tulsa 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 Tulsa area alone, there are 990 employed computer software engineers, applications earning an average salary of $69,090. Computer programmers in this area earn $60,520/yr and there are 1,210 employed.
Tulsa lies in Osage county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Tulsa area has 423,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $18.09/hr average worker wage, and a $37,620 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.859 out of every 1000 jobs in Tulsa are held by computer programmers, and 2.328/1000 are held by computer software engineers, applications.
Of the 2 computer programming schools in Tulsa, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Tulsa comes out as the most expensive ($22,587/yr) for computer programming students, with Tulsa Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,722/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tulsa|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||76.2 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||77.1 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||89.5 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||93.6 miles|