Mount Pleasant has a total population of 25,946 and a student population of 27,472. Of these students, 27,247 are enrolled in schools that offer computer science programs.
Central Michigan University is the largest computer science school in Mount Pleasant, based on student population. In 2010, Central Michigan University graduated approximately 16 students from its computer science program.
A total of 18 students graduated with credentials in computer science from computer science schools in Mount Pleasant in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Mount Pleasant's computer science schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,297 per year in instate tuition and $33,797 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer science program in Mount Pleasant. And if you live on campus at one of the Mount Pleasant-based computer science schools, you will have an added expense of $7,896 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in computer science, if you decide to work as a computer science professional in Mount Pleasant, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 7,670 computer science professionals in Michigan. Of these computer science professionals, 230 were working in the greater Mount Pleasant area. The government projects that the number of computer science professionals in Mount Pleasant will 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 Mount Pleasant, you can expect to make an average salary of $74,170 per year. This is lower than the average salary for computer science professionals in the state.