Stockton, CA (population: 291,422) has five computer science schools within its city limits. University of the Pacific, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer science program, has a total student population of 6,401. It is the 228th highest ranked school in the USA and the 22nd highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Computer Science students from Stockton 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.
Stockton lies in San Joaquin county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Stockton area has 208,630 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $42,060 average annual salary.
Of the 5 computer science schools in Stockton, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of the Pacific comes out as the most expensive ($25,776/yr) for computer science students, with San Joaquin Delta College as the lowest, reported at only $6,677/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Stockton|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||40.1 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||42.8 miles|
|Rancho Cordova||CA||65,274||3||17.1477||50||43.6 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||44.7 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||46.5 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||49.3 miles|
|San Jose||CA||977,893||9||20.6572||297||55.0 miles|
|Santa Clara||CA||112,889||4||29.9373||188||55.0 miles|