With an overall population of 77,145 and a student population of 38,972, approximately 24,576 of Kalamazoo students attend one of Kalamazoo's schools that offer computer science programs.
Of the 1 computer science schools in Kalamazoo, the largest computer science school, by student population, is Western Michigan University. In 2010, Western Michigan University graduated approximately 54 students with credentials in computer science.
A total of 54 students graduated with credentials in computer science from computer science schools in Kalamazoo in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,298 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Kalamazoo computer science schools was an average of $31,418 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for computer science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,784 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,770.
If you plan on staying in Kalamazoo after graduating from computer science school, you should know that job prospects for computer science professionals in Kalamazoo, which is the most popular computer science profession, are average. In 2010, there were 7,670 computer science professionals in Michigan. Of these computer science professionals, 130 were working in the greater Kalamazoo area. The government projects that the number of computer science professionals in Kalamazoo will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.