Waterville, Maine has 2 computer science schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in computer science. With an overall population of 15,605 and a student population of 2,835, approximately 2,835 of Waterville students attend one of Waterville's schools that offer computer science programs.
Of the 2 computer science schools in Waterville, the largest computer science school, by student population, is Colby College. In 2010, Colby College graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in computer science.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in computer science from computer science schools in Waterville in 2010. In 2009 tuition at computer science schools in Waterville was $20,440 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $750 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer science program in Waterville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,410 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $23,840.
If you plan on staying in Waterville after graduating from computer science school, you should know that job prospects for computer science professionals in Waterville, which is the most popular computer science profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 computer science professionals in Maine were working in the greater Waterville area. Waterville'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer science professional in Waterville is $79,620 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for computer science professionals.