Tennessee contains two schools that offer computer programming programs. Northeast State Technical Community College, the highest-ranking computer programming school in TN, has a total student population of 6,270 and is the 4476th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 computer programming schools in Tennessee, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeast State Technical Community College comes out as the most expensive ($7,285/yr), with Southwest Tennessee Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,338/yr.
Computer Programming students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 3,360 employed computer software engineers, applications earning an average yearly salary of $75,590. Computer programmers in this state earn $62,550/yr and there are 6,110 employed.
Also, within the computer programming schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from computer programming, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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