Arlington, TX (population: 385,024) has two computer software engineering schools within its city limits. The University of Texas at Arlington, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer software engineering program, has a total student population of 28,085. It is the 2382nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 105th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about computer software engineering programs in Arlington, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer software engineering professors at The University of Texas at Arlington such as Kambiz Alavi, Bonnie Boardman, Wen Chan, Victoria Chen, J.C. Chiao, and Herbert Corley.
Computer Software Engineering students from Arlington 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 Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area alone, there are 5,200 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average salary of $95,670. Computer software engineers, applications in this area earn $81,630/yr and there are 2,630 employed.
Arlington lies in Tarrant county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area has 856,430 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.78/hr average worker wage, and a $41,140 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.077 out of every 1000 jobs in Arlington are held by computer software engineers, applications, and 6.074/1000 are held by computer software engineers, systems software.
Of the 2 computer software engineering schools in Arlington, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Arlington comes out as the most expensive ($22,295/yr) for computer software engineering students, with The University of Texas at Arlington as the lowest, reported at only $12,392/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Arlington|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||6.4 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||11.4 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||12.9 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||12.9 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||23.6 miles|