Valparaiso has a total population of 27,428 and a student population of 4,144. Of these students, 4,065 are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
Valparaiso University is the largest information systems school in Valparaiso, based on student population. In 2010, Valparaiso University graduated approximately 28 students from its information systems program.
In 2010, 28 students graduated with an information systems degree in Valparaiso. In 2009 tuition at information systems schools in Valparaiso was $28,320 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for information systems related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,960 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $31,160.
Many information systems graduates choose to work as information systems professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Valparaiso, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,110 information systems professionals in Indiana. Of these information systems professionals, 170 were working in the greater Valparaiso area. The number of information systems professionals in Valparaiso is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information systems professional in Valparaiso is $91,920 per year, which is higher than the average for information systems professionals state-wide.