With an overall population of 7,818 and a student population of 1,808, approximately 1,808 of College Place students attend one of College Place's schools that offer computer science programs.
The largest computer science school in College Place, by student population, is Walla Walla University. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Computer Science program at Walla Walla University.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in computer science in College Place in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,794 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,068 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer science program in College Place. And if you live on campus at one of the College Place-based computer science schools, you will have an added expense of $5,010 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,698.
If you plan on staying in College Place after graduating from computer science school, you should know that job prospects for computer science professionals in College Place, which is the most popular computer science profession, are good. In 2010, there were 9,260 computer science professionals in Washington State. Of these computer science professionals, 70 were working in the greater College Place area. The government projects that the number of computer science professionals in College Place will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer science professional in College Place is $82,170 per year, which is lower than the average for computer science professionals state-wide.