Fort Myers, FL (population: 68,373) has five computer science schools within its city limits. Florida Gulf Coast University, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer science program, has a total student population of 11,092. It is the 417th highest ranked school in the USA and the 15th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami). To learn more about computer science programs in Fort Myers, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer science professors at Florida Gulf Coast University such as Jorge Agobian, Tomma Barnes, Roy Boggs, Mary Kay Cassani, Dr. Susan Cooper, and David Demoya.
Computer Science students from Fort Myers 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.
Fort Myers lies in Lee county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Cape Coral-Fort Myers area has 201,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 5% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $38,330 average annual salary.
Of the 5 computer science schools in Fort Myers, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southwest Florida College comes out as the most expensive ($16,600/yr) for computer science students, with Edison State College as the lowest, reported at only $6,223/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Myers|
|North Fort Myers||FL||51,280||0||-||0||6.1 miles|
|Cape Coral||FL||161,428||1||26.0313||32||9.3 miles|
|Bonita Springs||FL||44,290||0||-||0||20.4 miles|
|Port Charlotte||FL||49,392||1||23.17||24||29.6 miles|
|North Port||FL||58,777||0||-||0||35.8 miles|
|Saint Petersburg||FL||243,829||7||28.1391||139||92.0 miles|