Chula Vista, CA (population: 226,606) has one computer forensics school within its city limits. Southwestern College has a total student population of 21,597. It is the 4526th highest ranked school in the USA and the 417th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Computer Forensics students from Chula Vista schools who go on to become computer forensics specialists, computer security specialists, computer and information scientists, computer support specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 512,720 people working as computer systems analysts alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,430. Also, Computer specialists make on average $78,010 per year and there are about 195,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos area alone, there are 3,720 employed computer specialists earning an average salary of $80,640. Computer systems analysts in this area earn $80,750/yr and there are 4,100 employed.
Chula Vista lies in San Diego county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos area has 1,279,330 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $23/hr average worker wage, and a $48,860 average annual salary. Thus, about 3 out of every 1000 jobs in Chula Vista are held by computer systems analysts, and 3/1000 are held by computer specialists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southwestern College ends up costing a student $5,681/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Chula Vista|
|San Diego||CA||1,309,749||32||21.506||824||13.7 miles|
|San Marcos||CA||82,614||4||36.7693||363||36.1 miles|
|Laguna Niguel||CA||65,471||0||-||0||73.1 miles|
|Lake Elsinore||CA||56,703||0||-||0||73.7 miles|
|Aliso Viejo||CA||42,862||1||75.2668||4||76.3 miles|
|Laguna Beach||CA||-||1||20.4608||2||76.4 miles|
|Mission Viejo||CA||95,388||1||19.6994||137||76.4 miles|
|Newport Beach||CA||80,777||1||0.80626||0||83.1 miles|
|Palm Desert||CA||52,240||2||19.2411||98||85.1 miles|
|El Centro||CA||41,304||1||33.1701||10||86.8 miles|
|Costa Mesa||CA||113,091||7||22.8122||265||87.8 miles|
|Cathedral City||CA||53,114||0||-||0||89.5 miles|
|Fountain Valley||CA||56,133||3||26.6774||70||91.4 miles|
|Garden Grove||CA||167,800||4||26.4852||22||95.7 miles|
|Yorba Linda||CA||67,194||0||-||0||96.8 miles|