California contains 23 schools that offer computer software engineering programs. University of Southern California, the highest-ranking computer software engineering school in CA, has a total student population of 34,824 and is the 10th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 23 computer software engineering schools in California, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Argosy University-Los Angeles comes out as the most expensive ($36,428/yr), with Abram Friedman Occupational Center as the lowest recorded at only $504/yr.
Computer Software Engineering students from California 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 California alone, there are 69,200 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $109,240. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $102,080/yr and there are 76,960 employed.
Also, within the computer software engineering schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from computer software engineering, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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