Trenton has a general population of 85,403 and an overall student population of 31,885. Approximately 6,980 of Trenton's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer engineering programs.
The College of New Jersey is the largest computer engineering school in Trenton, based on student population. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from The College of New Jersey with credentials in computer engineering.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a computer engineering degree in Trenton. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,218 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Trenton computer engineering schools was an average of $34,904 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for computer engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,996 per year, on average, for room and board at Trenton-based computer engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Trenton after graduating from computer engineering school, you should know that job prospects for computer engineers in Trenton, which is the most popular computer engineering profession, are not very good. The government projects that the number of computer engineers in Trenton will decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer engineer in Trenton is $114,620 per year, which is higher than the average for computer engineers state-wide.