Bethlehem has a total population of 71,329 and a student population of 20,642. Of these students, 11,196 are enrolled in schools that offer computer networking programs.
The largest computer networking school in Bethlehem, by student population, is Northampton County Area Community College. In 2010, Northampton County Area Community College graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in computer networking.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a computer networking degree from one of Bethlehem's computer networking schools. If you decide to attend one of Bethlehem's computer networking schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,464 per year in instate tuition and $21,824 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for computer networking related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bethlehem-based computer networking schools, you will have an added expense of $6,862 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,602.
If you plan on staying in Bethlehem after graduating from computer networking school, you should know that job prospects for computer network administrators in Bethlehem, which is the most popular computer networking profession, are good. The number of computer network administrators in Bethlehem is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer network administrators.