Alaska contains eight schools that offer computer software engineering programs. Seattle University, the highest-ranking computer software engineering school in AK, has a total student population of 7,751 and is the 169th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 computer software engineering schools in Alaska, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seattle University comes out as the most expensive ($27,268/yr), with Oregon Institute of Technology as the lowest recorded at only $10,856/yr.
Computer Software Engineering students from Alaska schools who go on to become computer software engineers, software engineers, software developers, game software developers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 495,500 people working as computer software engineers, applications alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,170. Also, Computer software engineers, systems software make on average $96,620 per year and there are about 385,200 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alaska alone, there are 280 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $73,550. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $77,240/yr and there are 310 employed.
Also, within the computer software engineering schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from computer software engineering, there are 486 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,464, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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