Naperville has a total population of 128,358 and a student population of 2,798. Of these students, 2,798 are enrolled in schools that offer computer science programs.
Of the 1 computer science schools in Naperville, the largest computer science school, by student population, is North Central College. In 2010, North Central College graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in computer science.
A reported 15 students graduated with credentials in computer science in Naperville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,916 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for computer science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Naperville-based computer science schools, you will have an added expense of $8,379 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,768.
Many computer science graduates choose to work as computer science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Naperville, your job prospects 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 Naperville area. Naperville's computer science professional workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.