Knoxville has a general population of 173,890 and an overall student population of 43,565. Approximately 29,934 of Knoxville's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer science programs.
The largest computer science school in Knoxville, by student population, is The University of Tennessee. In 2010, approximately 38 students graduated from the Computer Science program at The University of Tennessee.
A total of 38 students graduated with credentials in computer science from computer science schools in Knoxville in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Knoxville's computer science schools was $20,780 per year for instate students and $36,098 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,366 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer science program in Knoxville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Knoxville after graduating from computer science school, you should know that job prospects for computer science professionals in Knoxville, which is the most popular computer science profession, are average. In 2010, there were 5,060 computer science professionals in Tennessee. Of these computer science professionals, 580 were working in the greater Knoxville area. Knoxville's computer science professional workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
As a computer science professional in Knoxville, you can expect to make an average salary of $84,320 per year. This is higher than the average salary for computer science professionals in the state.