Santa Clara, CA (population: 112,889) has two computer science schools within its city limits. Santa Clara University, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer science program, has a total student population of 8,846. It is the 887th highest ranked school in the USA and the 57th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). To learn more about computer science programs in Santa Clara, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer science professors at Santa Clara University such as Janice Edgerly-Rooks, Ahmed Ezzat, Stephanie Hughes, Leilani Miller, Keyvan Moataghed, and Richard Nevle.
Computer Science students from Santa Clara 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.
Santa Clara lies in Santa Clara county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara area has 888,960 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $32/hr average worker wage, and a $66,780 average annual salary.
Of the 2 computer science schools in Santa Clara, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Santa Clara University comes out as the most expensive ($35,245/yr) for computer science students, with Mission College as the lowest, reported at only $9,403/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Santa Clara|
|San Jose||CA||977,893||9||20.6572||297||8.2 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||16.1 miles|
|San Mateo||CA||93,990||1||15.1982||101||22.8 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||24.0 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||25.5 miles|
|Santa Cruz||CA||57,690||2||37.6705||80||27.9 miles|
|South San Francisco||CA||64,345||0||-||0||31.8 miles|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||36.9 miles|
|San Francisco||CA||817,411||21||17.5697||455||38.2 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||85.4 miles|