There are 2 computer engineering schools in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago has a total population of 2,896,016 and a student population of 248,289. Of these students, 34,547 are enrolled in schools that offer computer engineering programs.
The largest computer engineering school in Chicago, by student population, is Illinois Institute of Technology. In 2010, Illinois Institute of Technology graduated approximately 38 students from its computer engineering program.
In 2010, 57 students graduated with a computer engineering degree in Chicago. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $34,765 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Chicago computer engineering schools was an average of $40,960 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for computer engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,687 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $26,046.
Many computer engineering graduates choose to work as computer engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Chicago, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 computer engineers in Illinois were working in the greater Chicago area. The number of computer engineers in Chicago is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer engineer in Chicago is $90,280 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for computer engineers.
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