With an overall population of 146,437 and a student population of 16,102, approximately 5,402 of Hampton students attend one of Hampton's schools that offer computer science programs.
Hampton's largest computer science school is Hampton University. In 2010, Hampton University graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in computer science.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a computer science degree from one of Hampton's computer science schools. If you decide to attend a computer science school in Hampton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $17,212.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,025 for computer science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,664 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $21,395.
Many computer science graduates choose to work as computer science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hampton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 12,730 computer science professionals in Virginia. Of these computer science professionals, 1,200 were working in the greater Hampton area. The government projects that the number of computer science professionals in Hampton will 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 Hampton is $102,710 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for computer science professionals.