Provo has a total population of 105,166 and a student population of 35,114. Of these students, 34,130 are enrolled in schools that offer computer science programs.
Provo's largest computer science school is Brigham Young University. In 2010, approximately 88 students graduated from the Computer Science program at Brigham Young University.
A total of 88 students graduated with credentials in computer science from computer science schools in Provo in 2010. If you decide to attend a computer science school in Provo, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $4,290.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for computer science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,840 per year, on average, for room and board at Provo-based computer science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,990.
After graduating with your credentials in computer science, if you decide to work as a computer science professional in Provo, your job prospects are good. There were 2,340 computer science professionals working in Utah and 400 working in the greater Provo area in 2010. The government projects that the number of computer science professionals in Provo will increase by 30% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
As a computer science professional in Provo, you can expect to make an average salary of $97,430 per year. This is lower than the average salary for computer science professionals in the state.