Westfield has a general population of 40,072 and an overall student population of 5,675. Approximately 5,675 of Westfield's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer science programs.
Westfield's largest computer science school is Westfield State University. In 2010, Westfield State University graduated approximately 4 students from its computer science program.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in computer science from computer science schools in Westfield in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,956 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Westfield computer science schools was an average of $24,036 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $950 for computer science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,240 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,566.
If you decide to work as a computer science professional in Westfield, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 13,140 computer science professionals in Massachusetts. Of these computer science professionals, 550 were working in the greater Westfield area. The government projects that the number of computer science professionals in Westfield will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Westfield is $109,210 per year, which is higher than the average for computer science professionals state-wide.