Richmond has a total population of 197,790 and a student population of 50,842. Of these students, 1,691 are enrolled in schools that offer computer science programs.
Virginia Union University is the largest computer science school in Richmond, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Computer Science program at Virginia Union University.
In 2009 tuition at computer science schools in Richmond was $13,934 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer science program in Richmond. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,506 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $18,219.
If you plan on staying in Richmond after graduating from computer science school, you should know that job prospects for computer science professionals in Richmond, which is the most popular computer science profession, are good. In 2010, there were 12,730 computer science professionals in Virginia. Of these computer science professionals, 80 were working in the greater Richmond area. The government projects that the number of computer science professionals in Richmond will increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.