Illinois contains nine schools that offer computer software engineering programs. Loyola University Chicago, the highest-ranking computer software engineering school in IL, has a total student population of 15,879 and is the 144th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 computer software engineering schools in Illinois, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Loyola University Chicago comes out as the most expensive ($27,955/yr), with Rockford Career College as the lowest recorded at only $15,278/yr.
Computer Software Engineering students from Illinois 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 Illinois alone, there are 17,290 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $92,050. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $90,690/yr and there are 15,610 employed.
Also, within the computer software engineering schools in Illinois, the average student population is 3,360 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from computer software engineering, there are 7983 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,830 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $7,282, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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