Covington, KY (population: 43,469) has four software engineering schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. ITT Technical Institute-Dayton, the highest ranked school in this group with a software engineering program, has a total student population of 521. It is the 4149th highest ranked school in the USA and the 222nd highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus). To learn more about software engineering programs in Covington, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of software engineering professors at ITT Technical Institute such as John Foster.
Software Engineering students from Covington 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 Cincinnati-Middletown-KY-IN area alone, there are 2,830 employed computer programmers earning an average salary of $68,850. Computer software engineers, systems software in this area earn $83,070/yr and there are 1,450 employed.
Covington lies in Kenton county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Cincinnati-Middletown-KY-IN area has 994,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.35/hr average worker wage, and a $42,340 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.459 out of every 1000 jobs in Covington are held by computer software engineers, systems software, and 2.841/1000 are held by computer programmers.
Of the 4 software engineering schools with a 100-mile radius of Covington, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Louisville comes out as the most expensive ($22,636/yr) for software engineering students, with ITT Technical Institute-Dayton as the lowest, reported at only $19,996/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Covington|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||4.1 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||35.2 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||62.6 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||86.0 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||87.0 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||88.1 miles|