With an overall population of 52,767 and a student population of 8,927, approximately 2,493 of Frederick students attend one of Frederick's schools that offer computer science programs.
The largest computer science school in Frederick, by student population, is Hood College. In 2010, approximately 20 students graduated from the Computer Science program at Hood College.
A total of 20 students graduated with credentials in computer science from computer science schools in Frederick in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $28,170 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for computer science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,440 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you 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 Frederick, your job prospects are good. There were 7,840 computer science professionals working in Maryland and 3,150 working in the greater Frederick area in 2010. Frederick's computer science professional workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.