With an overall population of 51,867 and a student population of 5,707, approximately 1,950 of Nampa students attend one of Nampa's schools that offer computer science programs.
Northwest Nazarene University is the largest computer science school in Nampa, based on student population. In 2010, Northwest Nazarene University graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in computer science.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a computer science degree in Nampa. In 2009 tuition at computer science schools in Nampa was $22,200 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for computer science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Nampa-based computer science schools, you will have an added expense of $5,830 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many computer science graduates choose to work as computer science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Nampa, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 980 computer science professionals in Idaho. Of these computer science professionals, 750 were working in the greater Nampa area. By the year 2018, the number of computer science professionals is expected to increase by 15% in Nampa. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
As a computer science professional in Nampa, you can expect to make an average salary of $85,170 per year. This is higher than the average salary for computer science professionals in the state.