With an overall population of 9,237 and a student population of 6,622, approximately 6,622 of Wharton students attend one of Wharton's schools that offer computer science programs.
Of the 1 computer science schools in Wharton, the largest computer science school, by student population, is Wharton County Junior College. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Computer Science program at Wharton County Junior College.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a computer science degree from one of Wharton's computer science schools. If you decide to attend one of Wharton's computer science schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,665 per year in instate tuition and $10,433 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $925 for computer science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,800 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,385.
If you plan on staying in Wharton after graduating from computer science school, you should know that job prospects for computer science professionals in Wharton, which is the most popular computer science profession, are good. There were 18,890 computer science professionals working in Texas and 60 working in the greater Wharton area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of computer science professionals is expected to increase by 17% in Wharton. This anticipated 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 Wharton is $84,840 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for computer science professionals.