Marshall has a general population of 23,935 and an overall student population of 3,379. Approximately 963 of Marshall's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer science programs.
Of the 1 computer science schools in Marshall, the largest computer science school, by student population, is Texas State Technical College-Marshall. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from Texas State Technical College-Marshall with credentials in computer science.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a computer science degree from one of Marshall's computer science schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,712 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Marshall computer science schools was an average of $17,068 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for computer science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Marshall-based computer science schools, you will have an added expense of $3,585 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,157.
After graduating with your credentials in computer science, if you decide to work as a computer science professional in Marshall, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 18,890 computer science professionals in Texas. Of these computer science professionals, 150 were working in the greater Marshall area. Marshall's computer science professional workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Marshall is $74,430 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for computer science professionals.