Jacksonville, FL (population: 822,401) has ten computer science schools within its city limits. University of North Florida, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer science program, has a total student population of 16,477. It is the 289th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami). To learn more about computer science programs in Jacksonville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer science professors at University of North Florida such as Sanjay Ahuja, Barry Albright, Wayne Balcar, Andrew Beall, Pamela Brauda, and Katharine Brown.
Computer Science students from Jacksonville 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.
Jacksonville lies in Duval county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Jacksonville area has 581,450 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,460 average annual salary.
Of the 10 computer science schools in Jacksonville, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, FastTrain of Jacksonville comes out as the most expensive ($25,302/yr) for computer science students, with Florida Community College at Jacksonville as the lowest, reported at only $6,668/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jacksonville|
|Orange Park||FL||-||3||22.5405||26||11.7 miles|
|Saint Augustine||FL||-||2||46.0117||74||36.6 miles|
|Palm Coast||FL||76,000||0||-||0||59.1 miles|
|Daytona Beach||FL||63,815||4||31.0595||184||86.9 miles|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||89.6 miles|