With an overall population of 15,345 and a student population of 4,237, approximately 4,237 of Great Bend students attend one of Great Bend's schools that offer computer science programs.
Barton County Community College is the largest computer science school in Great Bend, based on student population. In 2010, Barton County Community College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in computer science.
If you decide to attend one of Great Bend's computer science schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,006 per year in instate tuition and $14,552 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,036 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer science program in Great Bend. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,341 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,665.
If you decide to work as a computer science professional in Great Bend, your job prospects are good. There were 2,370 computer science professionals working in Kansas and 290 working in the greater Great Bend area in 2010. The number of computer science professionals in Great Bend is expected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer science professional in Great Bend is $71,680 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for computer science professionals.