Valparaiso has a general population of 27,428 and an overall student population of 4,144. Approximately 4,065 of Valparaiso's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer science programs.
Of the 1 computer science schools in Valparaiso, the largest computer science school, by student population, is Valparaiso University. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Computer Science program at Valparaiso University.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in computer science from computer science schools in Valparaiso in 2010. If you decide to attend a computer science school in Valparaiso, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $28,320.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for computer science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Valparaiso-based computer science schools, you will have an added expense of $7,960 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,160.
If you decide to work as a computer science professional in Valparaiso, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,110 computer science professionals in Indiana. Of these computer science professionals, 170 were working in the greater Valparaiso area. Valparaiso's computer science professional workforce is projected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer science professional in Valparaiso is $91,920 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for computer science professionals.