With an overall population of 1,188,580 and a student population of 78,238, approximately 10,891 of Dallas students attend one of Dallas's schools that offer software engineering programs.
Of the 1 software engineering schools in Dallas, the largest software engineering school, by student population, is Southern Methodist University. In 2010, Southern Methodist University graduated approximately 25 students from its software engineering program.
In 2010, 25 students graduated with a software engineering degree from one of Dallas's software engineering schools. In 2009 tuition at software engineering schools in Dallas was $35,160 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a software engineering program in Dallas. And if you live on campus at one of the Dallas-based software engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $12,360 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Dallas after graduating from software engineering school, you should know that job prospects for software engineers in Dallas, which is the most popular software engineering profession, are good. By the year 2018, the number of software engineers is expected to increase by 21% in Dallas. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for software engineers.