Edwardsville has a total population of 21,491 and a student population of 13,984. Of these students, 13,940 are enrolled in schools that offer computer science programs.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is the largest computer science school in Edwardsville, based on student population. In 2010, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville graduated approximately 58 students from its computer science program.
In 2010, 58 students graduated with a computer science degree from one of Edwardsville's computer science schools. If you decide to attend one of Edwardsville's computer science schools, you can expect to pay an average of $24,531 per year in instate tuition and $33,833 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $715 for computer science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Edwardsville-based computer science schools, you will have an added expense of $8,470 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,070.
If you plan on staying in Edwardsville after graduating from computer science school, you should know that job prospects for computer science professionals in Edwardsville, which is the most popular computer science profession, are average. There were 13,680 computer science professionals working in Illinois and 3,050 working in the greater Edwardsville area in 2010. Edwardsville's computer science professional workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.