Sugar Grove, IL has thirty-eight MCSE schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Marquette University, the highest ranked school in this group with a MCSE program, has a total student population of 11,689. It is the 111th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Wisconsin (#1 is University of Wisconsin-Madison).
MCSE students from Sugar Grove schools who go on to become network engineers, computer engineers, computer programmers, computer scientists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 3,303,690 people working as computer and mathematical science employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $76,290. 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 Chicago-Naperville-Joliet Metropolitan area alone, there are 13,970 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average salary of $93,440. Computer and mathematical science employees in this area earn $77,740/yr and there are 103,930 employed.
Sugar Grove lies in Kane county, which is one of the 49 counties in Illinois. Overall, the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet Metropolitan area has 3,669,800 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $24/hr average worker wage, and a $48,910 average annual salary. Thus, about 28 out of every 1000 jobs in Sugar Grove are held by computer and mathematical science employees, and 4/1000 are held by computer software engineers, systems software.
Of the 38 MCSE schools with a 100-mile radius of Sugar Grove, only 12 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Loyola University Chicago comes out as the most expensive ($27,955/yr) for MCSE students, with Gateway Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $220/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Sugar Grove|
|Carol Stream||IL||40,639||0||-||0||19.5 miles|
|Glen Ellyn||IL||-||1||13.8242||100||21.0 miles|
|Glendale Heights||IL||-||1||27.7281||3||21.8 miles|
|Downers Grove||IL||49,475||1||0.403237||10||22.0 miles|
|Hanover Park||IL||-||1||22.3828||2||22.5 miles|
|West Dundee||IL||-||1||23.2604||5||24.7 miles|
|Villa Park||IL||-||2||31.4324||7||25.1 miles|
|Hoffman Estates||IL||54,568||1||19.0736||10||25.9 miles|
|Orland Park||IL||55,957||1||26.0399||11||32.4 miles|
|Crystal Lake||IL||42,672||3||24.3677||64||32.9 miles|
|Arlington Heights||IL||73,268||1||24.4091||3||33.0 miles|
|River Grove||IL||-||1||11.7006||67||33.3 miles|
|Mount Prospect||IL||52,994||2||36.9644||21||33.6 miles|
|Des Plaines||IL||57,512||1||11.0092||69||33.6 miles|
|River Forest||IL||-||2||45.0836||173||33.8 miles|
|Palos Heights||IL||-||1||26.9291||61||34.0 miles|