California contains 126 schools that offer computer security programs. University of Southern California, the highest-ranking computer security school in CA, has a total student population of 34,824 and is the 10th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 126 computer security schools in California, only 20 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, California College-San Diego comes out as the most expensive ($37,960/yr), with California State University-Dominguez Hills as the lowest recorded at only $2,451/yr.
Computer Security students from California schools who go on to become computer security specialists, computer and information scientists, computer support specialists, information systems security analysts, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Computer support specialists make on average $47,360 per year and there are about 540,560 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the computer security schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from computer security, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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