La Crosse has a general population of 51,818 and an overall student population of 18,864. Approximately 5,573 of La Crosse's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer programming programs.
La Crosse's largest computer programming school is Western Technical College. In 2010, Western Technical College graduated approximately 1 students from its computer programming program.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a computer programming degree from one of La Crosse's computer programming schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,462 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all La Crosse computer programming schools was an average of $14,983 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,264 for computer programming related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,370 per year, on average, for room and board at La Crosse-based computer programming schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,324.
Many computer programming graduates choose to work as computer programmers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in La Crosse, your job prospects are not very good. By the year 2018, the number of computer programmers is expected to decrease by -14% in La Crosse. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer programmers.