Detroit has a general population of 951,270 and an overall student population of 64,350. Approximately 5,585 of Detroit's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer science programs.
Of the 1 computer science schools in Detroit, the largest computer science school, by student population, is University of Detroit Mercy. Approximately 5 students graduated in 2010 from University of Detroit Mercy with credentials in computer science.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in computer science in Detroit in 2010. In 2009 tuition at computer science schools in Detroit was $28,920 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,522 for computer science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,590 per year, on average, for room and board at Detroit-based computer science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $36,245.
If you plan on staying in Detroit after graduating from computer science school, you should know that job prospects for computer science professionals in Detroit, which is the most popular computer science profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 computer science professionals in Michigan were working in the greater Detroit area. The number of computer science professionals in Detroit is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
As a computer science professional in Detroit, you can expect to make an average salary of $115,350 per year. This is higher than the average salary for computer science professionals in the state.
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