Norfolk has a general population of 234,403 and an overall student population of 64,591. Approximately 1,336 of Norfolk's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer science programs.
Virginia Wesleyan College is the largest computer science school in Norfolk, based on student population. In 2010, Virginia Wesleyan College graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in computer science.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a computer science degree from one of Norfolk's computer science schools. If you decide to attend a computer science school in Norfolk, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $27,476.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for computer science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,957 per year, on average, for room and board at Norfolk-based computer science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $32,196.
If you decide to work as a computer science professional in Norfolk, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 12,730 computer science professionals in Virginia, 1,200 were working in the greater Norfolk area. By the year 2018, the number of computer science professionals is expected to increase by 27% in Norfolk. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
As a computer science professional in Norfolk, you can expect to make an average salary of $102,710 per year. This is lower than the average salary for computer science professionals in the state.