With an overall population of 42,762 and a student population of 3,363, approximately 3,363 of Elmhurst students attend one of Elmhurst's schools that offer computer science programs.
Elmhurst College is the largest computer science school in Elmhurst, based on student population. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Elmhurst College with credentials in computer science.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a computer science degree from one of Elmhurst's computer science schools. In 2009 tuition at computer science schools in Elmhurst was $27,330 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for computer science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Elmhurst-based computer science schools, you will have an added expense of $7,874 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $33,000.
If you plan on staying in Elmhurst after graduating from computer science school, you should know that job prospects for computer science professionals in Elmhurst, which is the most popular computer science profession, are average. In 2010, there were 13,680 computer science professionals in Illinois. Of these computer science professionals, 10,270 were working in the greater Elmhurst area. By the year 2018, the number of computer science professionals is expected to increase by 8% in Elmhurst. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.