With an overall population of 65,479 and a student population of 15,711, approximately 15,711 of Palatine students attend one of Palatine's schools that offer computer programming programs.
Of the 1 computer programming schools in Palatine, the largest computer programming school, by student population, is Harper College. In 2010, Harper College graduated approximately 4 students from its computer programming program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a computer programming certificate in Palatine. If you decide to attend a computer programming school in Palatine, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,610.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for computer programming related books and supplies every year.
Many computer programming graduates choose to work as forensic science technicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Palatine, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 790 forensic science technicians in Illinois, 400 were working in the greater Palatine area. The government projects that the number of forensic science technicians in Palatine will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic science technicians.