Dahlonega has a total population of 3,638 and a student population of 5,652. Of these students, 5,652 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Dahlonega's largest information technology school is North Georgia College & State University. In 2010, North Georgia College & State University graduated approximately 9 students from its information technology program.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with an information technology degree from one of Dahlonega's information technology schools. Tuition in 2009 at Dahlonega's information technology schools was $14,266 per year for instate students and $25,880 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for information technology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,644 per year, on average, for room and board at Dahlonega-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,340.
After graduating with your credentials in information technology, if you decide to work as an information technology professional in Dahlonega, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 11,750 information technology professionals in Georgia. Of these information technology professionals, 110 were working in the greater Dahlonega area. The number of information technology professionals in Dahlonega 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 Dahlonega, you can expect to make an average salary of $82,590 per year. This is lower than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.