Providence has a general population of 173,618 and an overall student population of 36,049. Approximately 10,709 of Providence's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer programming programs.
Providence's largest computer programming school is Johnson & Wales University. In 2010, approximately 36 students graduated from the Computer Programming program at Johnson & Wales University.
A reported 36 students graduated with credentials in computer programming in Providence in 2010. In 2009 tuition at computer programming schools in Providence was $23,490 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for computer programming related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,249 per year, on average, for room and board at Providence-based computer programming schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Providence after graduating from computer programming school, you should know that job prospects for computer programmers in Providence, which is the most popular computer programming profession, are not very good. The number of computer programmers in Providence is expected to decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer programmers.