Douglas has a general population of 10,639 and an overall student population of 2,000. Approximately 2,000 of Douglas's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
South Georgia College is the largest information technology school in Douglas, based on student population. In 2010, South Georgia College graduated approximately 2 students from its information technology program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with an information technology degree in Douglas. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,758 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Douglas information technology schools was an average of $18,260 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Douglas. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,450 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,782.
If you plan on staying in Douglas after graduating from information technology school, you should know that job prospects for information technology professionals in Douglas, which is the most popular information technology profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 121 information technology professionals in Georgia were working in the greater Douglas area. Douglas's information technology professional workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in Douglas, you can expect to make an average salary of $70,060 per year. This is lower than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.