North Carolina contains five schools that offer computer software engineering programs. East Carolina University, the highest-ranking computer software engineering school in NC, has a total student population of 27,654 and is the 214th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 computer software engineering schools in North Carolina, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Fayetteville Technical Community College comes out as the most expensive ($13,508/yr), with Rockingham Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,093/yr.
Computer Software Engineering students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 11,540 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $94,670. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $87,380/yr and there are 13,180 employed.
Also, within the computer software engineering schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from computer software engineering, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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