If you decide that you want to get an information technology degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 information technology schools in Tucson, Arizona. Tucson has a total population of 486,699 and a student population of 78,243. Of these students, 74,647 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
University of Arizona is the largest information technology school in Tucson, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 34 students graduated from the Information Technology program at University of Arizona.
A reported 36 students graduated with credentials in information technology in Tucson in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Tucson's information technology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,519 per year in instate tuition and $35,928 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Tucson-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $8,614 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,261.
Many information technology graduates choose to work as information technology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Tucson, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,360 information technology professionals in Arizona. Of these information technology professionals, 560 were working in the greater Tucson area. The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in Tucson will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information technology professional in Tucson is $94,840 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.
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