San Antonio has a general population of 1,144,646 and an overall student population of 117,839. Approximately 3,893 of San Antonio's students are enrolled in schools that offer software engineering programs.
The largest software engineering school in San Antonio, by student population, is St Marys University. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Software Engineering program at St Marys University.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a software engineering degree from one of San Antonio's software engineering schools. If you decide to attend a software engineering school in San Antonio, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $21,876.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for software engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,090 per year, on average, for room and board at San Antonio-based software engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,820.
If you plan on staying in San Antonio after graduating from software engineering school, you should know that job prospects for software engineers in San Antonio, which is the most popular software engineering profession, are good. The government projects that the number of software engineers in San Antonio will increase by 21% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for software engineers.