With an overall population of 40,407 and a student population of 10,125, approximately 10,125 of Salem students attend one of Salem's schools that offer computer science programs.
Salem State University is the largest computer science school in Salem, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Computer Science program at Salem State University.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a computer science degree from one of Salem's computer science schools. Tuition in 2009 at Salem's computer science schools was $19,443 per year for instate students and $25,583 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for computer science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,439 per year, on average, for room and board at Salem-based computer science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,148.
Many computer science graduates choose to work as computer science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Salem, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 100 computer science professionals in Massachusetts were working in the greater Salem area. Salem's computer science professional workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.