Jefferson City has a general population of 7,760 and an overall student population of 2,150. Approximately 2,150 of Jefferson City's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer science programs.
The largest computer science school in Jefferson City, by student population, is Carson-Newman College. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Computer Science program at Carson-Newman College.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in computer science in Jefferson City in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,702 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,088 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer science program in Jefferson City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,796 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $23,590.
Many computer science graduates choose to work as computer science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jefferson City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,550 computer science professionals in Tennessee, 40 were working in the greater Jefferson City area. The government projects that the number of computer science professionals in Jefferson City will decrease by -29% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
As a computer science professional in Jefferson City, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,730 per year. This is lower than the average salary for computer science professionals in the state.