Wheaton has a general population of 55,416 and an overall student population of 3,150. Approximately 2,920 of Wheaton's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer science programs.
The largest computer science school in Wheaton, by student population, is Wheaton College. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Computer Science program at Wheaton College.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in computer science from computer science schools in Wheaton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,520 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 at one of the Wheaton-based computer science schools, you will have an added expense of $7,770 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Wheaton after graduating from computer science school, you should know that job prospects for computer science professionals in Wheaton, 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, 10,270 were working in the greater Wheaton area. The number of computer science professionals in Wheaton is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.