With an overall population of 22,698 and a student population of 21,505, approximately 19,086 of Statesboro students attend one of Statesboro's schools that offer information technology programs.
Statesboro's largest information technology school is Georgia Southern University. In 2010, Georgia Southern University graduated approximately 61 students with credentials in information technology.
A total of 82 students graduated with credentials in information technology from information technology schools in Statesboro in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Statesboro's information technology schools was $17,640 per year for instate students and $29,616 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for information technology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Statesboro-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,900 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in information technology, if you decide to work as an information technology professional in Statesboro, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 11,750 information technology professionals in Georgia. Of these information technology professionals, 40 were working in the greater Statesboro area. The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in Statesboro will 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 Statesboro is $71,430 per year, which is lower than the average for information technology professionals state-wide.