With an overall population of 73,344 and a student population of 3,386, approximately 3,386 of Longview students attend one of Longview's schools that offer computer science programs.
Longview's largest computer science school is LeTourneau University. In 2010, LeTourneau University graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in computer science.
A reported 9 students graduated with credentials in computer science in Longview in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,400 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,365 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer science program in Longview. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,950 per year, on average, for room and board at Longview-based computer science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many computer science graduates choose to work as computer science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Longview, your job prospects are good. There were 18,890 computer science professionals working in Texas and 70 working in the greater Longview area in 2010. The government projects that the number of computer science professionals in Longview will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer science professional in Longview is $96,680 per year, which is higher than the average for computer science professionals state-wide.