Baton Rouge, LA (population: 221,091) has seven IT schools within its city limits. Baton Rouge School of Computers, the highest ranked school in the city with an IT program, has a total student population of 56. It is the 1381st highest ranked school in the USA and the 14th highest in the state of Louisiana (#1 is Tulane University of Louisiana).
IT students from Baton Rouge schools who go on to become computer support specialists, IT teachers, computer engineers, computer technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 540,560 people working as computer support specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $47,360.
Baton Rouge lies in East Baton Rouge county, which is one of the 46 counties in Louisiana. Overall, the Baton Rouge area has 365,170 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $18.35/hr average worker wage, and a $38,170 average annual salary.
Of the 7 IT schools in Baton Rouge, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITI Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($31,768/yr) for IT students, with Baton Rouge Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,616/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Baton Rouge|
|Morgan City||LA||-||1||15.3517||26||52.1 miles|
|New Orleans||LA||206,720||16||21.1636||643||76.4 miles|
|Alcorn State||MS||-||1||24.4923||50||98.8 miles|