With an overall population of 334,563 and a student population of 87,948, approximately 20,520 of Pittsburgh students attend one of Pittsburgh's schools that offer computer programming programs.
Pittsburgh's largest computer programming school is Community College of Allegheny County. In 2010, Community College of Allegheny County graduated approximately 7 students from its computer programming program.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in computer programming from computer programming schools in Pittsburgh in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,720 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for computer programming related books and supplies every year.
Many computer programming graduates choose to work as computer programmers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pittsburgh, your job prospects are not very good. The government projects that the number of computer programmers in Pittsburgh will decrease by -15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer programmers.