Computer Engineering in Rhode Island

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Schools Offering Computer Engineering Programs in Rhode Island


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Rhode Island receive computer engineering degrees every year. That means an estimated 33 computer engineers graduate from Rhode Island's 3 computer engineering schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Rhode Island, which was ranked 66th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Rhode Island that has a computer engineering program. It is located in Kingston. In 2010, 16 students graduated from University of Rhode Island's computer engineering program. The tuition rate at University of Rhode Island was $10,476 per year.

The second-ranked school in Rhode Island with a computer engineering program is Johnson & Wales University, which is located in Providence. In 2010, it was ranked 71st nationwide. In 2010, Johnson & Wales University graduated 8 students from its computer engineering program. Students at Johnson & Wales University paid $24,429 per year in tuition fees.

Community College of Rhode Island, which was ranked 71st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Rhode Island that has a computer engineering program. It is located in Warwick. In 2010, Community College of Rhode Island graduated 9 students from its computer engineering programs. Community College of Rhode Island charged in-state students $3,652 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Rhode Island's computer engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $12,852 per year, though tuition can range from $24,429 per year to $3,652 per year. In 2010, the computer engineering schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Rhode Island were:

  1. Johnson & Wales University - located in Providence, students are charged $24,429 per year
  2. University of Rhode Island - located in Kingston, students are charged $10,476 per year
  3. Community College of Rhode Island - located in Warwick, students are charged $3,652 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Rhode Island computer engineering schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Community College of Rhode Island - located in Warwick, students are charged $3,652 per year
  2. University of Rhode Island - located in Kingston, students are charged $10,476 per year
  3. Johnson & Wales University - located in Providence, students are charged $24,429 per year

A computer engineering degree from a Rhode Island school... what next?

The highest percentage of computer engineering graduates in Rhode Island pursue careers as a computer engineer. In 2010, there were 230 computer engineers working in Rhode Island. In Rhode Island, the largest numbers of computer engineers work in the following counties:

  1. Bristol County - 240 computer engineers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of computer engineers is expected to grow by 16% by 2018. There are projected to be 300 computer engineers working in the Rhode Island then.

Salary

A computer engineer in Rhode Island earns $100,120 per year on average. On average a computer engineer earns the most in the following Rhode Island counties:

  1. Bristol County - $100,660 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in computer engineering in Rhode Island and to compare salaries with various related fields such as software engineering or electrical engineering, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Computer Engineering in Rhode Island
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering in Rhode Island

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,276 miles from location Community College of Rhode Island Warwick RI 10.9428 n/a 17,760
5,275 miles from location University of Rhode Island Kingston RI 34.1458 22% 16,389
5,274 miles from location Johnson & Wales University Providence RI 28.7108 25% 10,709
 

Curious what studying Computer Engineering gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Rhode Island

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Computer Hardware Engineers + 230 $100,120 9.5%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are computer engineering related jobs in Rhode Island