Tennessee contains three schools that offer software engineering programs. ITT Technical Institute-Knoxville, the highest-ranking software engineering school in TN, has a total student population of 997 and is the 3623rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 software engineering schools in Tennessee, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Knoxville comes out as the most expensive ($22,515/yr), with ITT Technical Institute-Nashville as the lowest recorded at only $21,757/yr.
Software Engineering students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 6,110 employed computer programmers earning an average yearly salary of $62,550. Computer software engineers, systems software in this state earn $78,640/yr and there are 2,700 employed.
Also, within the software engineering schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from software engineering, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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