Virginia contains nine schools that offer engineering management programs. Sweet Briar College, the highest-ranking engineering management school in VA, has a total student population of 756 and is the 355th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 engineering management schools in Virginia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sweet Briar College comes out as the most expensive ($26,047/yr), with Tidewater Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,175/yr.
Engineering Management students from Virginia schools who go on to become project engineering managers, engineering managers, engineering designers, director of engineerings, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 178,110 people working as engineering managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $122,810. 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. Engineering managers in this state earn $126,300/yr and there are 5,130 employed.
Also, within the engineering management schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from engineering management, 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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