Burlington has a general population of 38,889 and an overall student population of 16,510. Approximately 13,391 of Burlington's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer science programs.
The largest computer science school in Burlington, by student population, is University of Vermont. In 2010, University of Vermont graduated approximately 36 students with credentials in computer science.
A total of 36 students graduated with credentials in computer science from computer science schools in Burlington in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Burlington's computer science schools, you can expect to pay an average of $24,874 per year in instate tuition and $42,730 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,050 for computer science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,996 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many computer science graduates choose to work as computer science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Burlington, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 440 computer science professionals in Vermont, 300 were working in the greater Burlington area. The government projects that the number of computer science professionals in Burlington will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
As a computer science professional in Burlington, you can expect to make an average salary of $112,800 per year. This is higher than the average salary for computer science professionals in the state.