Tucson, AZ (population: 551,067) has seven computer science schools within its city limits. University of Arizona, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer science program, has a total student population of 38,767. It is the 834th highest ranked school in the USA and the 5th highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University). To learn more about computer science programs in Tucson, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer science professors at University of Arizona such as Miranda Adelman, Mary Alt, Steve Archer, Janick Artiola, Julie Barkmeier, and Gabrielle Brown.
Computer Science students from Tucson schools who go on to become computer science instructors, web developers, computer engineers, software engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 32,240 people working as computer science teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $75,860.
Tucson lies in Pima county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Tucson area has 362,000 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $40,870 average annual salary.
Of the 7 computer science schools in Tucson, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Tucson comes out as the most expensive ($25,117/yr) for computer science students, with Pima Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,259/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tucson|
|Sierra Vista||AZ||44,234||0||-||0||55.0 miles|
|Casa Grande||AZ||47,388||1||16.7022||3||68.8 miles|