With an overall population of 94,487 and a student population of 13,102, approximately 1,231 of Elgin students attend one of Elgin's schools that offer information systems programs.
Judson University is the largest information systems school in Elgin, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 27 students graduated from the Information Systems program at Judson University.
In 2010, 38 students graduated with an information systems degree in Elgin. In 2009 tuition at information systems schools in Elgin was $23,500 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for information systems related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,200 per year, on average, for room and board at Elgin-based information systems schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,500.
If you decide to work as an information systems professional in Elgin, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 information systems professionals in Illinois were working in the greater Elgin area. The government projects that the number of information systems professionals in Elgin will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.