Manhattan, KS (population: 53,426) has one MSN school within its city limits. Manhattan Area Technical College has a total student population of 532. It is the 3513th highest ranked school in the USA and the 45th highest in the state of Kansas (#1 is Southwestern College).
MSN students from Manhattan schools who go on to become computer engineers, computer and information scientists, computer support specialists, computer programmers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 338,890 people working as network and computer systems administrators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $70,930. Also, Computer programmers make on average $74,690 per year and there are about 367,880 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Kansas nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 420 employed computer programmers earning an average salary of $51,620. Network and computer systems administrators in this area earn $53,120/yr and there are 930 employed.
Manhattan lies in Riley county, which is one of the 67 counties in Kansas. Overall, the Kansas nonmetropolitan area has 444,090 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $15.63/hr average worker wage, and a $32,500 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.100 out of every 1000 jobs in Manhattan are held by network and computer systems administrators, and 0.952/1000 are held by computer programmers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Manhattan Area Technical College ends up costing a student $8,666/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Manhattan|
|North Newton||KS||-||1||30.3056||44||87.4 miles|
|El Dorado||KS||-||2||14.14||133||96.1 miles|