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Computer Engineering Schools in Illinois

263 Computer Engineering Tech students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Computer Engineering is the 126th most popular major out of a total 309 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Computer Engineering Majors in Illinois

Computer Engineering Tech majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 210
Bachelor’s Degree 27
Associate’s Degree 14
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 8
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 8
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4
Post-Master’s Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a computer engineering tech major is more popular with men than with women.

Computer Engineering Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of computer engineering tech majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 9.5%
  • Black or African American: 5.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.2%
  • White: 62.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.5%
  • Other Races: 5.7%
Computer Engineering Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Engineering Grads in Illinois

In this state, there are 68,570 people employed in jobs related to a computer engineering tech degree, compared to 1,749,270 nationwide.

Computer Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Computer Engineering Jobs in Illinois

In this state, computer engineering tech grads earn an average of $91,860. Nationwide, they make an average of $89,580.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in Illinois that offer computer engineering tech degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

91 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,477 Total Students

A typical student attending Harper College will pay a net price of $7,382. 36% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,000 a year.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,032 Total Students

A typical student attending MVCC will pay a net price of $5,192. Of all the students who attend this school, 53% get financial aid. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,287 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,169.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
20% Graduation Rate
18,195 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,600 a year. 98% of students get financical aid. The 9.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#5

College of DuPage

Glen Ellyn
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,903 Total Students

22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 22% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,083 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,500 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.90%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,993.

#7

Triton College

River Grove
9 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,571 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,675. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,300 after earning their degree at this institution. 65% of students get financical aid.

#8

Parkland College

Champaign
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,510 Total Students

42% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. In their early career, Parkland College grads earn an average salary of $25,400.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
7,806 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.48 years. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,851. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 79% are considered full time.

#8

Lake Land College

Mattoon
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,466 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 59% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,809.

Computer Engineering Careers in IL

Some of the careers computer engineering tech majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 28% $95,420
Systems Software Developers 13% $107,390
Engineering Technicians 5% $62,930
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 2% $67,510
Computer Programmers -5% $87,770

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to computer engineering tech.

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Industrial Production Technology 613
Drafting & Design Engineering 485
Electronics Engineering 359
Electromechanical Engineering 349
Engineering-Related Fields 230
General Engineering Technology 219
Mechanical Engineering 216
Other Engineering Technology 128

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