Iowa City has a general population of 62,220 and an overall student population of 29,100. Approximately 28,987 of Iowa City's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer engineering programs.
University of Iowa is the largest computer engineering school in Iowa City, based on student population. In 2010, University of Iowa graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in computer engineering.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in computer engineering in Iowa City in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Iowa City's computer engineering schools was $19,438 per year for instate students and $34,812 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,090 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer engineering program in Iowa City. And if you live on campus at one of the Iowa City-based computer engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $8,004 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,044.
After graduating with your credentials in computer engineering, if you decide to work as a computer engineer in Iowa City, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of computer engineers in Iowa City will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer engineers.