Frankfort, KY has three software engineering schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. ITT Technical Institute-Norwood, the highest ranked school in this group with a software engineering program, has a total student population of 773. It is the 4212th highest ranked school in the USA and the 224th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Software Engineering students from Frankfort 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.
Frankfort lies in Franklin county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area has 153,910 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $16.61/hr average worker wage, and a $34,550 average annual salary.
Of the 3 software engineering schools with a 100-mile radius of Frankfort, 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-Norwood as the lowest, reported at only $21,210/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Frankfort|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||40.0 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||52.0 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||59.2 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||87.8 miles|