With an overall population of 15,859 and a student population of 8,878, approximately 8,878 of Radford students attend one of Radford's schools that offer computer science programs.
The largest computer science school in Radford, by student population, is Radford University. Approximately 37 students graduated in 2010 from Radford University with credentials in computer science.
A reported 37 students graduated with credentials in computer science in Radford in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,874 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Radford computer science schools was an average of $27,538 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for computer science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Radford-based computer science schools, you will have an added expense of $6,970 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,404.
Many computer science graduates choose to work as computer science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Radford, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 43 computer science professionals in Virginia were working in the greater Radford area. By the year 2018, the number of computer science professionals is expected to increase by 27% in Radford. 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 Radford is $100,420 per year, which is lower than the average for computer science professionals state-wide.