Connecticut contains two schools that offer software engineering programs. Fairfield University, the highest-ranking software engineering school in CT, has a total student population of 5,074 and is the 133rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 software engineering schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Fairfield University comes out as the most expensive ($26,376/yr), with Post University as the lowest recorded at only $23,261/yr.
Software Engineering students from Connecticut schools who go on to become software engineers, software developers, game software developers, computer software engineers, 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 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 Connecticut alone, there are 4,860 employed computer programmers earning an average yearly salary of $82,310. Computer software engineers, systems software in this state earn $94,970/yr and there are 3,750 employed.
Also, within the software engineering schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from software engineering, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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