Mount Pleasant has a total population of 13,935 and a student population of 2,920. Of these students, 2,920 are enrolled in schools that offer computer science programs.
Northeast Texas Community College is the largest computer science school in Mount Pleasant, based on student population. In 2010, Northeast Texas Community College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in computer science.
If you decide to attend one of Mount Pleasant's computer science schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,874 per year in instate tuition and $12,948 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,130 for computer science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Mount Pleasant-based computer science schools, you will have an added expense of $3,800 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,074.
If you decide to work as a computer science professional in Mount Pleasant, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 117 computer science professionals in Texas were working in the greater Mount Pleasant area. The number of computer science professionals in Mount Pleasant is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
As a computer science professional in Mount Pleasant, you can expect to make an average salary of $74,430 per year. This is lower than the average salary for computer science professionals in the state.