EUGENE, Ore., Feb. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, has published a ranking of the 15 Best Online Bachelor's in Software Engineering Degrees for 2017: http://www.collegechoice.net/rankings/best-online-software-engineering-degrees/
Software engineers are on the front lines of the innovative American economy, and in the next few years, the employment of software engineers is projected to increase by a huge 22 percent.
The College Choice ranking seeks to help prospective software engineering students decide which schools fit their educational and professional interests, as well as which are feasible for their financial situation.
"Software engineers will make, on average, an annual salary of $100,690, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics," Christian Amondson, Managing Editor of College Choice, said of the ranking. "And these numbers reflect just those engineers who have a Bachelor's of Science degree. Both employment rate and salary go up exponentially for those with advanced degrees."
To create this ranking, College Choice collated and compared the academic reputation, student satisfaction, affordability, and average annual salary of early career software engineering from online programs across the country to create a definitive ranking of the nation's fifteen best.
The ranking for the 15 Best Online Bachelors in Software Engineering Degrees for 2017 finds Western Governors University in the top spot. Brigham Young University—Idaho is in second, and Kennesaw State University rounds out the top three.
The entire ranking, listed in alphabetical order, is as follows:
American InterContinental University
Arizona State University
Brigham Young University—Idaho
Colorado Technical University
Eastern Florida State College
Full Sail University
Kennesaw State University
Southern New Hampshire University
University of Maryland University College
Western Governors University
College Choice is an online publication dedicated to helping students and their families find the right college. The site publishes rankings and reviews that make finding the best colleges for different interests easier and more fun, as well as resources to help students get into, pay for, and thrive at the college of their choice.
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SOURCE College Choice