Pennsylvania contains 30 schools that offer microsoft certification programs. Carnegie Mellon University, the highest-ranking microsoft certification school in PA, has a total student population of 11,197 and is the 44th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 30 microsoft certification schools in Pennsylvania, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Carnegie Mellon University comes out as the most expensive ($29,746/yr), with Westmoreland County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,481/yr.
Microsoft Certification students from Pennsylvania schools who go on to become microsoft specialists, windows specialists, microsoft technologists and technicians, microsoft certified professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 385,200 people working as computer software engineers, systems software alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $96,620. Also, Computer software engineers, applications make on average $90,170 per year and there are about 495,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Pennsylvania alone, there are 14,480 employed computer software engineers, applications earning an average yearly salary of $83,170. Computer software engineers, systems software in this state earn $91,590/yr and there are 10,450 employed.
Also, within the microsoft certification schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from microsoft certification, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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