Farmingdale has a total population of 8,399 and a student population of 6,988. Of these students, 6,988 are enrolled in schools that offer computer engineering programs.
The largest computer engineering school in Farmingdale, by student population, is Farmingdale State College. In 2010, Farmingdale State College graduated approximately 9 students from its computer engineering program.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in computer engineering from computer engineering schools in Farmingdale in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Farmingdale's computer engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,968 per year in instate tuition and $27,868 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,245 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer engineering program in Farmingdale. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,090 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,530.
After graduating with your credentials in computer engineering, if you decide to work as a computer engineer in Farmingdale, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,260 computer engineers in New York, 710 were working in the greater Farmingdale area. By the year 2018, the number of computer engineers is expected to decrease by -9% in Farmingdale. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer engineers.