With an overall population of 40,862 and a student population of 10,303, approximately 5,564 of York students attend one of York's schools that offer computer science programs.
The largest computer science school in York, by student population, is York College Pennsylvania. In 2010, York College Pennsylvania graduated approximately 14 students from its computer science program.
A reported 14 students graduated with credentials in computer science in York in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,460 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for computer science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,080 per year, on average, for room and board at York-based computer science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,160.
Many computer science graduates choose to work as computer science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in York, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 9,250 computer science professionals in Pennsylvania, 100 were working in the greater York area. York's computer science professional workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
As a computer science professional in York, you can expect to make an average salary of $75,770 per year. This is lower than the average salary for computer science professionals in the state.