With an overall population of 1,313 and a student population of 1,425, approximately 1,425 of Ferrum students attend one of Ferrum's schools that offer computer science programs.
Ferrum's largest computer science school is Ferrum College. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Ferrum College with credentials in computer science.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in computer science from computer science schools in Ferrum in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $23,565 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for computer science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,630 per year, on average, for room and board at Ferrum-based computer science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,080.
If you plan on staying in Ferrum after graduating from computer science school, you should know that job prospects for computer science professionals in Ferrum, which is the most popular computer science profession, are good. There were 12,730 computer science professionals working in Virginia and 140 working in the greater Ferrum area in 2010. The number of computer science professionals in Ferrum is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Ferrum is $101,220 per year, which is lower than the average for computer science professionals state-wide.