Hempstead has a total population of 56,554 and a student population of 13,507. Of these students, 12,068 are enrolled in schools that offer computer science programs.
Of the 1 computer science schools in Hempstead, the largest computer science school, by student population, is Hofstra University. In 2010, approximately 16 students graduated from the Computer Science program at Hofstra University.
A total of 16 students graduated with credentials in computer science from computer science schools in Hempstead in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $30,130 per year in tuition costs.
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 $11,330 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $34,022.
Many computer science graduates choose to work as computer science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hempstead, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 23,970 computer science professionals in New York. Of these computer science professionals, 2,180 were working in the greater Hempstead area. By the year 2018, the number of computer science professionals is expected to increase by 2% in Hempstead. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.