Lees Summit, MO has two software engineering schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Kansas City Kansas Community College, the highest ranked school in this group with a software engineering program, has a total student population of 7,137. It is the 5071st highest ranked school in the USA and the 71st highest in the state of Kansas (#1 is Southwestern College).
Software Engineering students from Lees Summit 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.
Of the 2 software engineering schools with a 100-mile radius of Lees Summit, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kansas City Kansas Community College comes out as the most expensive ($10,820/yr) for software engineering students, with Johnson County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $9,481/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Lees Summit|
|Blue Springs||MO||57,147||1||22.3674||5||9.4 miles|
|Kansas City||MO||454,520||32||15.0915||547||16.7 miles|
|North Kansas City||MO||-||1||17.668||0||17.6 miles|
|Saint Joseph||MO||76,371||4||37.3685||160||62.9 miles|
|Fort Scott||KS||-||1||19.5238||38||76.5 miles|