Orono has a general population of 8,253 and an overall student population of 11,894. Approximately 11,894 of Orono's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer science programs.
Orono's largest computer science school is University of Maine. In 2010, University of Maine graduated approximately 17 students from its computer science program.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with a computer science degree from one of Orono's computer science schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,174 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Orono computer science schools was an average of $36,324 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for computer science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,348 per year, on average, for room and board at Orono-based computer science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many computer science graduates choose to work as computer science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Orono, your job prospects are not very good. There were 890 computer science professionals working in Maine and 80 working in the greater Orono area in 2010. Orono's computer science professional workforce is projected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
As a computer science professional in Orono, you can expect to make an average salary of $80,600 per year. This is lower than the average salary for computer science professionals in the state.