Southfield has a general population of 78,296 and an overall student population of 7,938. Approximately 4,488 of Southfield's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer science programs.
Of the 1 computer science schools in Southfield, the largest computer science school, by student population, is Lawrence Technological University. In 2010, approximately 37 students graduated from the Computer Science program at Lawrence Technological University.
In 2010, 40 students graduated with a computer science degree in Southfield. If you decide to attend a computer science school in Southfield, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $23,008.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,319 for computer science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,353 per year, on average, for room and board at Southfield-based computer science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,185.
Many computer science graduates choose to work as computer science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Southfield, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 7,670 computer science professionals in Michigan, 2,110 were working in the greater Southfield area. The government projects that the number of computer science professionals in Southfield will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.