Colby has a total population of 5,450 and a student population of 1,565. Of these students, 1,565 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
The largest information technology school in Colby, by student population, is Colby Community College. In 2010, Colby Community College graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in information technology.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in information technology in Colby in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,148 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Colby information technology schools was an average of $12,588 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,690 per year, on average, for room and board at Colby-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,458.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Colby, your job prospects are good. There were 2,370 information technology professionals working in Kansas and 290 working in the greater Colby area in 2010. The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in Colby will increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Colby is $71,680 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.