Rhode Island contains one school that offers software programs. Johnson & Wales University has a total student population of 10,709 and is the 2198th highest ranked school in America.
Software students from Rhode Island schools who go on to become software developers, 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 1,250 employed computer programmers earning an average yearly salary of $70,050. Computer software engineers, systems software in this state earn $91,770/yr and there are 1,360 employed.
Also, within the software schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from software, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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