If you decide that you want to get a computer science degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 computer science schools in San Jose, California. With an overall population of 894,943 and a student population of 56,775, approximately 43,644 of San Jose students attend one of San Jose's schools that offer computer science programs.
Of the 2 computer science schools in San Jose, the largest computer science school, by student population, is San Jose State University. In 2010, approximately 128 students graduated from the Computer Science program at San Jose State University.
A total of 129 students graduated with credentials in computer science from computer science schools in San Jose in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,336 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all San Jose computer science schools was an average of $32,496 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,686 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer science program in San Jose. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,017 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,179.
If you plan on staying in San Jose after graduating from computer science school, you should know that job prospects for computer science professionals in San Jose, which is the most popular computer science profession, are good. In 2010, there were 41,200 computer science professionals in California. Of these computer science professionals, 7,420 were working in the greater San Jose area. San Jose's computer science professional workforce is projected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
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