With an overall population of 89,730 and a student population of 14,667, approximately 14,477 of Carson students attend one of Carson's schools that offer computer science programs.
Of the 1 computer science schools in Carson, the largest computer science school, by student population, is California State University-Dominguez Hills. In 2010, California State University-Dominguez Hills graduated approximately 4 students from its computer science program.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in computer science in Carson in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,671 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Carson computer science schools was an average of $30,831 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for computer science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Carson-based computer science schools, you will have an added expense of $6,600 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,781.
If you plan on staying in Carson after graduating from computer science school, you should know that job prospects for computer science professionals in Carson, which is the most popular computer science profession, are good. There were 41,200 computer science professionals working in California and 8,590 working in the greater Carson area in 2010. The number of computer science professionals in Carson is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.