Houston, TX (population: 2,307,883) has fourteen computer science schools within its city limits. Rice University, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer science program, has a total student population of 5,576. It is the 28th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Texas. To learn more about computer science programs in Houston, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer science professors at Rice University such as Ron Goldman, John Greiner, McCay Hyde, Mary Lane, Kevin MacKenzie, and Uwe Oberlack.
Computer Science students from Houston 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.
Houston lies in Harris county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area has 2,563,840 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $21.58/hr average worker wage, and a $44,880 average annual salary.
Of the 14 computer science schools in Houston, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Houston comes out as the most expensive ($34,131/yr) for computer science students, with Texas Southern University as the lowest, reported at only $7,672/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Houston|
|South Houston||TX||-||1||23.7623||5||11.9 miles|
|Missouri City||TX||77,622||0||-||0||16.5 miles|
|League City||TX||78,312||0||-||0||25.7 miles|
|The Woodlands||TX||101,065||1||14.626||77||27.6 miles|
|Texas City||TX||44,907||1||8.31197||63||35.9 miles|
|Prairie View||TX||-||1||50.8259||82||42.2 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||79.5 miles|