With an overall population of 106,221 and a student population of 18,860, approximately 3,352 of Joliet students attend one of Joliet's schools that offer computer science programs.
The largest computer science school in Joliet, by student population, is University of St Francis. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from University of St Francis with credentials in computer science.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a computer science degree from one of Joliet's computer science schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,698 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for computer science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,938 per year, on average, for room and board at Joliet-based computer science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,118.
After graduating with your credentials in computer science, if you decide to work as a computer science professional in Joliet, your job prospects are average. There were 13,680 computer science professionals working in Illinois and 10,270 working in the greater Joliet area in 2010. Joliet'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.