With an overall population of 21,342 and a student population of 22,647, approximately 22,647 of Athens students attend one of Athens's schools that offer computer science programs.
The largest computer science school in Athens, by student population, is Ohio University-Main Campus. Approximately 21 students graduated in 2010 from Ohio University-Main Campus with credentials in computer science.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with a computer science degree in Athens. If you decide to attend one of Athens's computer science schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,905 per year in instate tuition and $31,869 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $873 for computer science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,408 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you 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 Athens, your job prospects are not very good. There were 3,670 computer science professionals working in Ohio and 80 working in the greater Athens area in 2010. The number of computer science professionals in Athens is expected to decrease by -21% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
As a computer science professional in Athens, you can expect to make an average salary of $25,960 per year. This is lower than the average salary for computer science professionals in the state.