Newport News has a total population of 180,150 and a student population of 6,144. Of these students, 4,952 are enrolled in schools that offer computer engineering programs.
Christopher Newport University is the largest computer engineering school in Newport News, based on student population. In 2010, Christopher Newport University graduated approximately 11 students from its computer engineering program.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in computer engineering from computer engineering schools in Newport News in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,267 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Newport News computer engineering schools was an average of $29,209 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $988 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer engineering program in Newport News. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,040 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in computer engineering, if you decide to work as a computer engineer in Newport News, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,590 computer engineers in Virginia, 250 were working in the greater Newport News area. By the year 2018, the number of computer engineers is expected to increase by 25% in Newport News. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer engineer in Newport News is $100,250 per year, which is higher than the average for computer engineers state-wide.