Weatherford has a total population of 19,000 and a student population of 5,384. Of these students, 5,384 are enrolled in schools that offer computer programming programs.
Of the 1 computer programming schools in Weatherford, the largest computer programming school, by student population, is Weatherford College. In 2010, Weatherford College graduated approximately 2 students from its computer programming program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a computer programming certificate in Weatherford. Tuition in 2009 at Weatherford's computer programming schools was $13,161 per year for instate students and $14,541 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for computer programming related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,380 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,936.
If you plan on staying in Weatherford after graduating from computer programming school, you should know that job prospects for forensic science technicians in Weatherford, which is the most popular computer programming profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 forensic science technicians in Texas were working in the greater Weatherford area. Weatherford's forensic science technician workforce is projected to increase by 26% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic science technicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic science technician in Weatherford is $49,180 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic science technicians.