Cedar Park, TX (population: 72,258) has thirty-two computer science schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. The University of Texas at Austin, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer science program, has a total student population of 50,995. It is the 18th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Computer Science students from Cedar Park 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.
Cedar Park lies in Travis county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Austin-Round Rock area has 769,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $21.72/hr average worker wage, and a $45,180 average annual salary.
Of the 32 computer science schools with a 100-mile radius of Cedar Park, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hallmark College of Technology/Hallmark College of Aeronautics comes out as the most expensive ($37,478/yr) for computer science students, with San Antonio College as the lowest, reported at only $3,422/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Cedar Park|
|San Antonio||TX||1,402,013||34||23.3851||958||83.3 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||90.8 miles|