Evanston has a general population of 74,239 and an overall student population of 20,444. Approximately 19,853 of Evanston's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer science programs.
Northwestern University is the largest computer science school in Evanston, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 38 students graduated from the Computer Science program at Northwestern University.
In 2010, 38 students graduated with a computer science degree from one of Evanston's computer science schools. In 2009 tuition at computer science schools in Evanston was $38,463 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,685 for computer science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Evanston-based computer science schools, you will have an added expense of $11,703 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $42,864.
If you decide to work as a computer science professional in Evanston, your job prospects are average. There were 13,680 computer science professionals working in Illinois and 10,270 working in the greater Evanston area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of computer science professionals is expected to increase by 8% in Evanston. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.