With an overall population of 273,546 and a student population of 40,840, approximately 8,840 of Newark students attend one of Newark's schools that offer computer engineering programs.
The largest computer engineering school in Newark, by student population, is New Jersey Institute of Technology. In 2010, New Jersey Institute of Technology graduated approximately 45 students with credentials in computer engineering.
A total of 45 students graduated with credentials in computer engineering from computer engineering schools in Newark in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $27,836 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Newark computer engineering schools was an average of $37,580 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,900 for computer engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,806 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $18,856.
Many computer engineering graduates choose to work as computer engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Newark, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,900 computer engineers working in New Jersey and 330 working in the greater Newark area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of computer engineers is expected to decrease by -4% in Newark. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer engineer in Newark is $87,940 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for computer engineers.