Tacoma has a total population of 193,556 and a student population of 22,872. Of these students, 3,581 are enrolled in schools that offer computer engineering programs.
The largest computer engineering school in Tacoma, by student population, is Pacific Lutheran University. In 2010, Pacific Lutheran University graduated approximately 4 students from its computer engineering program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a computer engineering degree in Tacoma. If you decide to attend a computer engineering school in Tacoma, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $28,100.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $972 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer engineering program in Tacoma. And if you live on campus at one of the Tacoma-based computer engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $8,600 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in computer engineering, if you decide to work as a computer engineer in Tacoma, your job prospects are average. The number of computer engineers in Tacoma is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer engineers.