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2023 Computer Engineering Cost

There are about 34,349 students enrolled in Computer Engineering in the USA.

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Computer engineering is the 76th most expensive degree in the nation, with a median cost of $41,196 amongst the top 50 programs.

New England has the most expensive colleges with excellent computer engineering programs predominantly led by Boston University with an annual cost of $54,720. The most expensive state for computer engineering is Connecticut led by Fairfield University and University of Hartford.

Public schools with solid programs by and large charge 74.19% less than private schools for in-state students. However, when looking at out-of-state tuition, the median top 50 Public school charges 37.28% less than the median private school. So, if you're hoping to attend a state school, make sure you qualify for in-state tuition as soon as possible.

The most pricey option in the top 25 is Columbia University in the City of New York, which is the 3rd most expensive college in the United States. The most affordable option in the top 100 is Florida Polytechnic University. It costs just $3,152 per year, and it's ranked 36th for its computer engineering program. If you’re looking for the least expensive option in the top 25, San Jose State University  could be right for you, ranked #10 with an in-state cost of just $5,742. Another more affordable option would be #16, Iowa State University in Story County, IA with a cost of $8,042 for in-state students and $23,230 for out-of-state students.

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