With an overall population of 115,930 and a student population of 8,874, approximately 2,305 of Abilene students attend one of Abilene's schools that offer computer programming programs.
The largest computer programming school in Abilene, by student population, is Hardin-Simmons University. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Hardin-Simmons University with credentials in computer programming.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a computer programming degree in Abilene. If you decide to attend a computer programming school in Abilene, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $19,790.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer programming program in Abilene. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,788 per year, on average, for room and board at Abilene-based computer programming schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in computer programming, if you decide to work as a computer programmer in Abilene, your job prospects are not very good. The number of computer programmers in Abilene is expected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer programmers.