With an overall population of 59,226 and a student population of 11,226, approximately 5,598 of Waltham students attend one of Waltham's schools that offer computer science programs.
Brandeis University is the largest computer science school in Waltham, based on student population. Approximately 30 students graduated in 2010 from Brandeis University with credentials in computer science.
In 2010, 30 students graduated with a computer science degree from one of Waltham's computer science schools. In 2009 tuition at computer science schools in Waltham was $38,762 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for computer science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Waltham-based computer science schools, you will have an added expense of $11,166 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $43,032.
If you plan on staying in Waltham after graduating from computer science school, you should know that job prospects for computer science professionals in Waltham, which is the most popular computer science profession, are average. In 2010, of the 13,140 computer science professionals in Massachusetts, 8,950 were working in the greater Waltham area. By the year 2018, the number of computer science professionals is expected to increase by 11% in Waltham. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.