Worcester has a total population of 172,648 and a student population of 31,163. Of these students, 8,349 are enrolled in schools that offer computer engineering programs.
Worcester's largest computer engineering school is Quinsigamond Community College. In 2010, Quinsigamond Community College graduated approximately 21 students from its computer engineering program.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with a computer engineering degree from one of Worcester's computer engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $4,128 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $720 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer engineering program in Worcester.
After graduating with your credentials in computer engineering, if you decide to work as a computer engineer in Worcester, your job prospects are not very good. There were 3,970 computer engineers working in Massachusetts and 60 working in the greater Worcester area in 2010. Worcester's computer engineer workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer engineers.
As a computer engineer in Worcester, you can expect to make an average salary of $97,580 per year. This is lower than the average salary for computer engineers in the state.