Americus has a total population of 17,013 and a student population of 5,465. Of these students, 2,903 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Americus's largest information technology school is Georgia Southwestern State University. In 2010, Georgia Southwestern State University graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in information technology.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with an information technology degree in Americus. Tuition in 2009 at Americus's information technology schools was $17,366 per year for instate students and $25,882 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Americus. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,950 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $14,430.
After graduating with your credentials in information technology, if you decide to work as an information technology professional in Americus, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 11,750 information technology professionals in Georgia, 80 were working in the greater Americus area. The number of information technology professionals in Americus is expected to increase by 15% 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 Americus is $82,970 per year, which is lower than the average for information technology professionals state-wide.