Philadelphia, PA (population: 1,445,993) has one computer software engineering school within its city limits. Drexel University has a total student population of 22,493. It is the 108th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania). To learn more about computer software engineering programs in Philadelphia, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer software engineering professors at Drexel University such as Cameron Abrams, Jonathan Awerbuch, Kevin Ayers, Ryan Bellevou, Robin Carr, and B C Chang.
Computer Software Engineering students from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia Metropolitan area alone, there are 5,280 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average salary of $100,400. Computer software engineers, applications in this area earn $90,940/yr and there are 6,870 employed.
Philadelphia lies in Philadelphia county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the Philadelphia Metropolitan area has 1,832,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $23.24/hr average worker wage, and a $48,340 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.747 out of every 1000 jobs in Philadelphia are held by computer software engineers, applications, and 2.882/1000 are held by computer software engineers, systems software.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Drexel University ends up costing a student $31,832/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Philadelphia|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||9.3 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||10.3 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||13.3 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||13.7 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||16.0 miles|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||33.4 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||33.6 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||38.5 miles|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||44.1 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||44.6 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||47.4 miles|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||48.9 miles|
|Toms River||NJ||131,619||3||29.102||89||51.1 miles|