La Crosse, WI (population: 50,893) has three computer science schools within its city limits. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer science program, has a total student population of 10,009. It is the 1112th highest ranked school in the USA and the 13th highest in the state of Wisconsin (#1 is University of Wisconsin-Madison). To learn more about computer science programs in La Crosse, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer science professors at University of Wisconsin such as Sue Angelhart, Becki Battista, Glenn Brice, Keith Burand, Carla Burkhardt, and Sara Burton.
Computer Science students from La Crosse 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.
La Crosse lies in La Crosse county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the La Crosse-MN area has 70,680 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 6.1% unemployment rate, $18.15/hr average worker wage, and a $37,750 average annual salary.
Of the 3 computer science schools in La Crosse, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Viterbo University comes out as the most expensive ($17,059/yr) for computer science students, with Western Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $7,019/yr.