With an overall population of 5,725 and a student population of 1,530, approximately 1,416 of Buckhannon students attend one of Buckhannon's schools that offer computer science programs.
West Virginia Wesleyan College is the largest computer science school in Buckhannon, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Computer Science program at West Virginia Wesleyan College.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in computer science from computer science schools in Buckhannon in 2010. In 2009 tuition at computer science schools in Buckhannon was $22,880 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,500 for computer science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,809 per year, on average, for room and board at Buckhannon-based computer science schools. 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 Buckhannon, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 700 computer science professionals in West Virginia, 70 were working in the greater Buckhannon area. The number of computer science professionals in Buckhannon is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
As a computer science professional in Buckhannon, you can expect to make an average salary of $72,130 per year. This is lower than the average salary for computer science professionals in the state.