With an overall population of 39,684 and a student population of 2,736, approximately 2,472 of Rock Island students attend one of Rock Island's schools that offer computer science programs.
The largest computer science school in Rock Island, by student population, is Augustana College. In 2010, Augustana College graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in computer science.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in computer science in Rock Island in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $31,326 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer science program in Rock Island. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,950 per year, on average, for room and board at Rock Island-based computer science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $33,503.
If you decide to work as a computer science professional in Rock Island, your job prospects are average. There were 13,680 computer science professionals working in Illinois and 350 working in the greater Rock Island area in 2010. The number of computer science professionals in Rock Island is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.