Ithaca, New York has 2 computer science schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in computer science. Ithaca has a total population of 29,287 and a student population of 27,527. Of these students, 27,527 are enrolled in schools that offer computer science programs.
Cornell University is the largest computer science school in Ithaca, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 203 students graduated from the Computer Science program at Cornell University.
A total of 204 students graduated with credentials in computer science from computer science schools in Ithaca in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $35,007 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $980 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer science program in Ithaca. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,970 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $40,254.
Many computer science graduates choose to work as computer science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ithaca, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 105 computer science professionals in New York were working in the greater Ithaca area. The number of computer science professionals in Ithaca is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.