San Marcos has a general population of 34,733 and an overall student population of 30,803. Approximately 30,803 of San Marcos's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer programming programs.
Of the 1 computer programming schools in San Marcos, the largest computer programming school, by student population, is Texas State University-San Marcos. In 2010, Texas State University-San Marcos graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in computer programming.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a computer programming degree in San Marcos. Tuition in 2009 at San Marcos's computer programming schools was $18,148 per year for instate students and $24,796 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,050 for computer programming related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,392 per year, on average, for room and board at San Marcos-based computer programming schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,278.
Many computer programming graduates choose to work as computer programmers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in San Marcos, your job prospects are not very good. San Marcos's computer programmer workforce is projected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer programmers.