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Computer Engineering Schools in Virginia

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

In terms of popularity, Computer Engineering is the 104th most popular major in the state out of a total 292 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Computer Engineering Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 148
Bachelor’s Degree 80

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Engineering Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.5%
  • Black or African American: 35.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.6%
  • White: 46.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 4.4%
Computer Engineering Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Engineering Grads in Virginia

There are 82,390 people in the state and 1,749,270 people in the nation working in computer engineering tech jobs.

Computer Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Computer Engineering Jobs in Virginia

A typical salary for a computer engineering tech grad in the state is $94,470, compared to a typical salary of $89,580 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Virginia that offer computer engineering tech degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:


ECPI University

Virginia Beach
223 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
12,947 Total Students

88% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,000 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
5,204 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,155. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.35 years.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
374 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate of 9.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

Computer Engineering Careers in VA

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

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 33% $109,740
Systems Software Developers 14% $117,400
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 9% $69,850
Engineering Technicians 9% $78,260
Computer Programmers -6% $92,550

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Electronics Engineering 605
Industrial Production Technology 379
Mechanical Engineering 361
Other Engineering Technology 174
Drafting & Design Engineering 154
Electromechanical Engineering 131
General Engineering Technology 87
Engineering-Related Fields 57

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