Alabama contains 51 schools that offer computer science programs. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest-ranking computer science school in AL, has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 51 computer science schools in Alabama, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tuskegee University comes out as the most expensive ($25,035/yr), with J F Ingram State Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $57/yr.
Computer Science students from Alabama schools who go on to become computer science instructors, web developers, computer engineers, software engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 32,240 people working as computer science teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $75,860.
Also, within the computer science schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from computer science, 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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