Computer Programming in Rhode Island

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Schools Offering Computer Programming Programs in Rhode Island


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Rhode Island receive computer programming degrees every year. That means an estimated 42 computer programmers graduate from Rhode Island's 2 computer programming schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Rhode Island that has a computer programming program is Johnson & Wales University. Johnson & Wales University, which was ranked 71st in the country in 2010, is located in Providence. 36 students graduated with a degree in computer programming from Johnson & Wales University in 2010. The tuition rate at Johnson & Wales University was $24,429 per year.

The second-ranked school in Rhode Island that has a computer programming program is Community College of Rhode Island. Community College of Rhode Island, which was ranked 89th in the country in 2010, is located in Warwick. In 2010, 6 students graduated from Community College of Rhode Island computer programming program. The tuition rate at Community College of Rhode Island was $3,652 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Rhode Island's computer programming schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $14,041 per year, though tuition can range from $24,429 per year to $3,652 per year. In 2010, the computer programming 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. Community College of Rhode Island - located in Warwick, students are charged $3,652 per year

The computer programming schools in Rhode Island that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

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

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

A large number of Rhode Island computer programming graduates become computer programmers. Rhode Island had 1,230 computer programmers in 2010. The largest populations of Rhode Island computer programmers are working in the following counties:

  1. Bristol County - 1,360 computer programmers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of computer programmers in Rhode Island will shrink by -2%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,450 computer programmers working in Rhode Island.

Salary

On average, a computer programmer earns a salary of $68,240 per year in Rhode Island state. The following counties in Rhode Island have the highest average salaries for computer programmers:

  1. Bristol County - $66,740 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in computer programming in Rhode Island and to compare salaries with various related fields such as computer programming or computer science, 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 Programming in Rhode Island
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Programming 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
5,274 miles from location Johnson & Wales University Providence RI 28.7108 25% 10,709
 

Curious what studying Computer Programming 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)
1
Computer programmers + 1,250 $70,050
2
Network and computer systems administrators + 930 $70,520
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are computer programming related jobs in Rhode Island