Omaha, NE (population: 449,283) has two computer software engineering schools within its city limits. University of Nebraska at Omaha, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer software engineering program, has a total student population of 14,620. It is the 2162nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 18th highest in the state of Nebraska (#1 is University of Nebraska at Kearney). To learn more about computer software engineering programs in Omaha, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer software engineering professors at University of Nebraska at Omaha such as Stuart Bernstein, Herb Detloff, and Roger Sash.
Computer Software Engineering students from Omaha 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 Omaha-Council Bluffs-IA area alone, there are 2,100 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average salary of $79,420. Computer software engineers, applications in this area earn $80,400/yr and there are 2,310 employed.
Omaha lies in Douglas county, which is one of the 40 counties in Nebraska. Overall, the Omaha-Council Bluffs-IA area has 452,130 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $19.23/hr average worker wage, and a $40,000 average annual salary. Thus, about 5.104 out of every 1000 jobs in Omaha are held by computer software engineers, applications, and 4.651/1000 are held by computer software engineers, systems software.
Of the 2 computer software engineering schools in Omaha, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Omaha comes out as the most expensive ($22,177/yr) for computer software engineering students, with University of Nebraska at Omaha as the lowest, reported at only $10,046/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Omaha|
|Council Bluffs||IA||59,918||3||15.2545||57||7.9 miles|
|Sioux City||IA||83,250||6||24.3659||219||88.0 miles|