Seattle has a total population of 563,374 and a student population of 96,368. Of these students, 7,751 are enrolled in schools that offer software engineering programs.
Seattle University is the largest software engineering school in Seattle, based on student population. Approximately 19 students graduated in 2010 from Seattle University with credentials in software engineering.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a software engineering degree in Seattle. In 2009 tuition at software engineering schools in Seattle was $29,340 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,440 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a software engineering program in Seattle. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,225 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a software engineer in Seattle, your job prospects are good. Seattle's software engineer workforce is projected to increase by 21% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for software engineers.