With an overall population of 23,906 and a student population of 5,497, approximately 3,057 of Johnstown students attend one of Johnstown's schools that offer computer science programs.
The largest computer science school in Johnstown, by student population, is University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown. In 2010, University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown graduated approximately 27 students with credentials in computer science.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a computer science degree from one of Johnstown's computer science schools. Tuition in 2009 at Johnstown's computer science schools was $23,070 per year for instate students and $32,630 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,050 for computer science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Johnstown-based computer science schools, you will have an added expense of $7,370 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,534.
After graduating with your credentials in computer science, if you decide to work as a computer science professional in Johnstown, your job prospects are not very good. There were 9,250 computer science professionals working in Pennsylvania and 40 working in the greater Johnstown area in 2010. Johnstown's computer science professional workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer science professional in Johnstown is $100,740 per year, which is higher than the average for computer science professionals state-wide.