Arlington has a total population of 332,969 and a student population of 30,763. Of these students, 28,085 are enrolled in schools that offer software engineering programs.
Of the 1 software engineering schools in Arlington, the largest software engineering school, by student population, is The University of Texas at Arlington. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the Software Engineering program at The University of Texas at Arlington.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a software engineering degree from one of Arlington's software engineering schools. Tuition in 2009 at Arlington's software engineering schools was $19,181 per year for instate students and $25,829 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $908 for software engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,097 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,084.
After graduating with your credentials in software engineering, if you decide to work as a software engineer in Arlington, your job prospects are good. By the year 2018, the number of software engineers is expected to increase by 21% in Arlington. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for software engineers.