Houston, TX (population: 2,307,883) has one computer software engineering school within its city limits. University of Houston-Clear Lake has a total student population of 7,643. It is the 6146th highest ranked school in the USA and the 351st highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Computer Software Engineering students from Houston 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 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area alone, there are 6,720 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average salary of $96,960. Computer software engineers, applications in this area earn $91,190/yr and there are 8,070 employed.
Houston lies in Harris county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area has 2,563,840 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $21.58/hr average worker wage, and a $44,880 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.147 out of every 1000 jobs in Houston are held by computer software engineers, applications, and 2.621/1000 are held by computer software engineers, systems software.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Houston-Clear Lake ends up costing a student $/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Houston|
|South Houston||TX||-||1||23.7623||5||11.9 miles|
|Missouri City||TX||77,622||0||-||0||16.5 miles|
|League City||TX||78,312||0||-||0||25.7 miles|
|The Woodlands||TX||101,065||1||14.626||77||27.6 miles|
|Texas City||TX||44,907||1||8.31197||63||35.9 miles|
|Prairie View||TX||-||1||50.8259||82||42.2 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||79.5 miles|