West Virginia contains one school that offers software engineering programs. West Virginia University has a total student population of 28,898 and is the 995th highest ranked school in America.
Software Engineering students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia alone, there are 1,350 employed computer programmers earning an average yearly salary of $50,190. Computer software engineers, systems software in this state earn $73,480/yr and there are 260 employed.
Also, within the software engineering schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from software engineering, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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