Lubbock has a general population of 199,564 and an overall student population of 36,271. Approximately 30,049 of Lubbock's students are enrolled in schools that offer software engineering programs.
Lubbock's largest software engineering school is Texas Tech University. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Texas Tech University with credentials in software engineering.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in software engineering in Lubbock in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Lubbock's software engineering schools was $18,288 per year for instate students and $24,936 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a software engineering program in Lubbock. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,805 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many software engineering graduates choose to work as software engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lubbock, your job prospects are good. The number of software engineers in Lubbock is expected to increase by 21% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for software engineers.