If you are interested in pursuing computer science, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 computer science schools in Columbus, Ohio. With an overall population of 711,470 and a student population of 113,013, approximately 11,482 of Columbus students attend one of Columbus's schools that offer computer science programs.
Columbus's largest computer science school is Franklin University. In 2010, approximately 40 students graduated from the Computer Science program at Franklin University.
A total of 46 students graduated with credentials in computer science from computer science schools in Columbus in 2010. In 2009 tuition at computer science schools in Columbus was $18,204 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $950 for computer science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Columbus-based computer science schools, you will have an added expense of $8,660 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,774.
If you decide to work as a computer science professional in Columbus, your job prospects are good. There were 9,760 computer science professionals working in Ohio and 2,860 working in the greater Columbus area in 2010. The number of computer science professionals in Columbus is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.