Augusta, Georgia has 2 information technology schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in information technology. Augusta has a total population of 195,182 and a student population of 16,781. Of these students, 8,319 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Augusta's largest information technology school is Augusta State University. In 2010, approximately 9 students graduated from the Information Technology program at Augusta State University.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with an information technology degree in Augusta. Tuition in 2009 at Augusta's information technology schools was $17,530 per year for instate students and $26,818 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $650 for information technology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Augusta-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $5,250 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,411.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Augusta, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 42 information technology professionals in Georgia were working in the greater Augusta area. The number of information technology professionals in Augusta is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in Augusta, you can expect to make an average salary of $96,880 per year. This is higher than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.