Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has four computer science schools within its city limits. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer science program, has a total student population of 29,080. It is the 1903rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Nevada (#1 is Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences). To learn more about computer science programs in Las Vegas, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer science professors at University of Nevada such as Richard Andrews, Wolfgang Bein, Jane Boudreau, Stephen Carper, Nina Cooper, and Aurali Dade.
Computer Science students from Las Vegas 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.
Las Vegas lies in Clark county, which is one of the 8 counties in Nevada. Overall, the Las Vegas-Paradise area has 858,540 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $19.26/hr average worker wage, and a $40,070 average annual salary.
Of the 4 computer science schools in Las Vegas, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus comes out as the most expensive ($22,148/yr) for computer science students, with University of Nevada-Las Vegas as the lowest, reported at only $8,166/yr.