With an overall population of 180,480 and a student population of 30,362, approximately 16,875 of Reno students attend one of Reno's schools that offer computer science programs.
University of Nevada-Reno is the largest computer science school in Reno, based on student population. Approximately 35 students graduated in 2010 from University of Nevada-Reno with credentials in computer science.
In 2010, 35 students graduated with a computer science degree in Reno. If you decide to attend one of Reno's computer science schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,345 per year in instate tuition and $32,685 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for computer science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,245 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,095.
Many computer science graduates choose to work as computer science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Reno, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,220 computer science professionals in Nevada, 230 were working in the greater Reno area. The number of computer science professionals in Reno is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.