Colorado Springs has a general population of 360,890 and an overall student population of 30,513. Approximately 9,733 of Colorado Springs's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer engineering programs.
Colorado Springs's largest computer engineering school is University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from University of Colorado at Colorado Springs with credentials in computer engineering.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a computer engineering degree in Colorado Springs. If you decide to attend one of Colorado Springs's computer engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,047 per year in instate tuition and $30,967 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,728 for computer engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,490 per year, on average, for room and board at Colorado Springs-based computer engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,881.
After graduating with your credentials in computer engineering, if you decide to work as a computer engineer in Colorado Springs, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,050 computer engineers in Colorado. Of these computer engineers, 480 were working in the greater Colorado Springs area. The government projects that the number of computer engineers in Colorado Springs will decrease by -8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer engineer in Colorado Springs is $96,390 per year, which is lower than the average for computer engineers state-wide.