West Virginia contains four schools that offer computer programming programs. West Virginia Business College-Wheeling, the highest-ranking computer programming school in WV, has a total student population of 137 and is the 3072nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 computer programming schools in West Virginia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, West Virginia Business College-Wheeling comes out as the most expensive ($35,350/yr), with West Virginia Northern Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,610/yr.
Computer Programming students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia alone, there are 580 employed computer software engineers, applications earning an average yearly salary of $72,710. Computer programmers in this state earn $50,190/yr and there are 1,350 employed.
Also, within the computer programming schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from computer programming, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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