With an overall population of 9,425 and a student population of 7,486, approximately 3,187 of Potsdam students attend one of Potsdam's schools that offer computer science programs.
Of the 1 computer science schools in Potsdam, the largest computer science school, by student population, is Clarkson University. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Computer Science program at Clarkson University.
A total of 15 students graduated with credentials in computer science from computer science schools in Potsdam in 2010. In 2009 tuition at computer science schools in Potsdam was $32,910 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for computer science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Potsdam-based computer science schools, you will have an added expense of $11,118 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in computer science, if you decide to work as a computer science professional in Potsdam, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 53 computer science professionals in New York were working in the greater Potsdam area. Potsdam's computer science professional workforce is projected to decrease by -31% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
As a computer science professional in Potsdam, you can expect to make an average salary of $23,730 per year. This is lower than the average salary for computer science professionals in the state.