With an overall population of 2,854 and a student population of 640, approximately 640 of Hillsboro students attend one of Hillsboro's schools that offer computer science programs.
Of the 1 computer science schools in Hillsboro, the largest computer science school, by student population, is Tabor College. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Tabor College with credentials in computer science.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in computer science from computer science schools in Hillsboro in 2010. In 2009 tuition at computer science schools in Hillsboro was $19,660 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $700 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer science program in Hillsboro. And if you live on campus at one of the Hillsboro-based computer science schools, you will have an added expense of $6,870 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in computer science, if you decide to work as a computer science professional in Hillsboro, your job prospects are good. There were 2,370 computer science professionals working in Kansas and 290 working in the greater Hillsboro area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of computer science professionals is expected to increase by 19% in Hillsboro. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
As a computer science professional in Hillsboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $71,680 per year. This is lower than the average salary for computer science professionals in the state.