Lima, OH has five software engineering schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. ITT Technical Institute-Fort Wayne, the highest ranked school in this group with a software engineering program, has a total student population of 763. It is the 2587th highest ranked school in the USA and the 57th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Software Engineering students from Lima 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.
Lima lies in Allen county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Lima area has 50,960 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.8% unemployment rate, $17.94/hr average worker wage, and a $37,310 average annual salary.
Of the 5 software engineering schools with a 100-mile radius of Lima, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Fort Wayne comes out as the most expensive ($22,175/yr) for software engineering students, with Marion Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $4,832/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Lima|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||42.1 miles|
|Fort Wayne||IN||253,250||14||20.2986||342||58.6 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||65.8 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||88.8 miles|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||92.1 miles|