Rhode Island contains eleven schools that offer computer science programs. Brown University, the highest-ranking computer science school in RI, has a total student population of 8,574 and is the 9th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 computer science schools in Rhode Island, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Roger Williams University comes out as the most expensive ($31,184/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Computer Science students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from computer science, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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