Iowa City has a total population of 62,220 and a student population of 29,100. Of these students, 28,987 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
The largest information technology school in Iowa City, by student population, is University of Iowa. In 2010, University of Iowa graduated approximately 73 students from its information technology program.
A reported 88 students graduated with credentials in information technology in Iowa City in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Iowa City's information technology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,438 per year in instate tuition and $34,812 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,090 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Iowa City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,004 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,044.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Iowa City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 21 information technology professionals in Iowa were working in the greater Iowa City area. By the year 2018, the number of information technology professionals is expected to increase by 18% in Iowa City. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.