Blacksburg has a general population of 39,573 and an overall student population of 31,581. Approximately 30,870 of Blacksburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer engineering programs.
Blacksburg's largest computer engineering school is Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Approximately 112 students graduated in 2010 from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with credentials in computer engineering.
A total of 112 students graduated with credentials in computer engineering from computer engineering schools in Blacksburg in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Blacksburg's computer engineering schools was $19,565 per year for instate students and $32,838 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,080 for computer engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,024 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,985.
After graduating with your credentials in computer engineering, if you decide to work as a computer engineer in Blacksburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 computer engineers in Virginia were working in the greater Blacksburg area. The government projects that the number of computer engineers in Blacksburg will increase by 25% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer engineers.
As a computer engineer in Blacksburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $46,810 per year. This is lower than the average salary for computer engineers in the state.
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061-0131