Peoria has a total population of 112,936 and a student population of 20,393. Of these students, 5,800 are enrolled in schools that offer computer science programs.
Bradley University is the largest computer science school in Peoria, based on student population. In 2010, Bradley University graduated approximately 21 students from its computer science program.
A reported 21 students graduated with credentials in computer science in Peoria in 2010. If you decide to attend a computer science school in Peoria, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,224.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for computer science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,650 per year, on average, for room and board at Peoria-based computer science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in computer science, if you decide to work as a computer science professional in Peoria, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 13,680 computer science professionals in Illinois. Of these computer science professionals, 330 were working in the greater Peoria area. Peoria's computer science professional workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer science professional in Peoria is $81,450 per year, which is lower than the average for computer science professionals state-wide.