Illinois contains twelve schools that offer systems engineering programs. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the highest-ranking systems engineering school in IL, has a total student population of 43,881 and is the 655th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 systems engineering schools in Illinois, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, DePaul University comes out as the most expensive ($23,656/yr), with Triton College as the lowest recorded at only $2,479/yr.
Systems Engineering students from Illinois schools who go on to become systems engineers, information systems engineers, information systems managers, systems administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Computer software engineers, systems software make on average $96,620 per year and there are about 385,200 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the systems engineering schools in Illinois, the average student population is 3,360 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from systems engineering, there are 7983 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,830 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $7,282, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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