Lacey has a total population of 31,226 and a student population of 1,672. Of these students, 1,672 are enrolled in schools that offer computer science programs.
Lacey's largest computer science school is Saint Martin's University. In 2010, Saint Martin's University graduated approximately 6 students from its computer science program.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a computer science degree in Lacey. In 2009 tuition at computer science schools in Lacey was $25,182 per year, on average.
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 at one of the Lacey-based computer science schools, you will have an added expense of $8,360 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many computer science graduates choose to work as computer science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lacey, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 18 computer science professionals in Washington State were working in the greater Lacey area. Lacey's computer science professional workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
As a computer science professional in Lacey, you can expect to make an average salary of $92,430 per year. This is lower than the average salary for computer science professionals in the state.