There are 2 computer science schools in Santa Barbara, California. Santa Barbara has a total population of 92,325 and a student population of 45,357. Of these students, 42,603 are enrolled in schools that offer computer science programs.
Of the 2 computer science schools in Santa Barbara, the largest computer science school, by student population, is University of California-Santa Barbara. In 2010, University of California-Santa Barbara graduated approximately 86 students from its computer science program.
In 2010, 89 students graduated with a computer science degree in Santa Barbara. If you decide to attend one of Santa Barbara's computer science schools, you can expect to pay an average of $27,284 per year in instate tuition and $49,953 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,617 for computer science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Santa Barbara-based computer science schools, you will have an added expense of $12,765 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,639.
Many computer science graduates choose to work as computer science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Santa Barbara, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 41,200 computer science professionals in California, 250 were working in the greater Santa Barbara area. The government projects that the number of computer science professionals in Santa Barbara will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer science professional in Santa Barbara is $109,310 per year, which is higher than the average for computer science professionals state-wide.
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