With an overall population of 33,706 and a student population of 4,068, approximately 1,407 of Galesburg students attend one of Galesburg's schools that offer computer science programs.
The largest computer science school in Galesburg, by student population, is Knox College. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Computer Science program at Knox College.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a computer science degree in Galesburg. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $31,911 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $600 for computer science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,164 per year, on average, for room and board at Galesburg-based computer science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Galesburg after graduating from computer science school, you should know that job prospects for computer science professionals in Galesburg, 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, 150 were working in the greater Galesburg area. By the year 2018, the number of computer science professionals is expected to increase by 8% in Galesburg. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
As a computer science professional in Galesburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $67,820 per year. This is lower than the average salary for computer science professionals in the state.