Virginia contains seven schools that offer computer software engineering programs. George Mason University, the highest-ranking computer software engineering school in VA, has a total student population of 32,067 and is the 898th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 computer software engineering schools in Virginia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Stratford University comes out as the most expensive ($27,887/yr), with New River Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,925/yr.
Computer Software Engineering students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 28,830 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $107,100. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $95,420/yr and there are 31,770 employed.
Also, within the computer software engineering schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from computer software engineering, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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