Allen, TX (population: 90,456) has forty-six computer science schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Texas Christian University, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer science program, has a total student population of 8,853. It is the 142nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about computer science programs in Allen, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer science professors at Texas Christian University such as John Breyer, James Comer, Nowell Donovan, Billy Farmer, Charles Hannon, and Huang.
Computer Science students from Allen 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.
Allen lies in Collin county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area has 2,047,600 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $22.17/hr average worker wage, and a $46,110 average annual salary.
Of the 46 computer science schools with a 100-mile radius of Allen, only 12 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ATI Career Training Center comes out as the most expensive ($38,808/yr) for computer science students, with North Central Texas College as the lowest, reported at only $4,633/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Allen|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||25.0 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||35.5 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||36.3 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||46.2 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||46.2 miles|