Troy has a total population of 13,935 and a student population of 29,328. Of these students, 29,328 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Of the 1 information technology schools in Troy, the largest information technology school, by student population, is Troy University. In 2010, Troy University graduated approximately 158 students from its information technology program.
A reported 158 students graduated with credentials in information technology in Troy in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Troy's information technology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,835 per year in instate tuition and $19,467 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,062 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,441 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,558.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Troy, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 2,290 information technology professionals in Alabama, 40 were working in the greater Troy area. The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in Troy will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information technology professional in Troy is $77,380 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.