With an overall population of 26,760 and a student population of 6,920, approximately 6,314 of Emporia students attend one of Emporia's schools that offer information technology programs.
Emporia State University is the largest information technology school in Emporia, based on student population. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from Emporia State University with credentials in information technology.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with an information technology degree from one of Emporia's information technology schools. If you decide to attend one of Emporia's information technology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,372 per year in instate tuition and $24,576 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Emporia. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,146 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Emporia, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 2,370 information technology professionals in Kansas, 290 were working in the greater Emporia area. The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in Emporia will increase by 19% 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 Emporia is $71,680 per year, which is lower than the average for information technology professionals state-wide.