With an overall population of 102,743 and a student population of 44,428, approximately 35,830 of Berkeley students attend one of Berkeley's schools that offer computer science programs.
Berkeley's largest computer science school is University of California-Berkeley. In 2010, University of California-Berkeley graduated approximately 142 students with credentials in computer science.
In 2010, 142 students graduated with a computer science degree from one of Berkeley's computer science schools. Tuition in 2009 at Berkeley's computer science schools was $28,312 per year for instate students and $50,981 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,307 for computer science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $15,308 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $19,133.
After graduating with your credentials in computer science, if you decide to work as a computer science professional in Berkeley, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 computer science professionals in California were working in the greater Berkeley area. By the year 2018, the number of computer science professionals is expected to increase by 14% in Berkeley. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.