With an overall population of 28,451 and a student population of 2,054, approximately 2,054 of Garden City students attend one of Garden City's schools that offer information technology programs.
Of the 1 information technology schools in Garden City, the largest information technology school, by student population, is Garden City Community College. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Garden City Community College with credentials in information technology.
A reported 7 students graduated with credentials in information technology in Garden City in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,308 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Garden City information technology schools was an average of $12,012 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $840 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,775 per year, on average, for room and board at Garden City-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,896.
If you plan on staying in Garden City after graduating from information technology school, you should know that job prospects for information technology professionals in Garden City, which is the most popular information technology profession, are good. In 2010, there were 2,370 information technology professionals in Kansas. Of these information technology professionals, 290 were working in the greater Garden City area. By the year 2018, the number of information technology professionals is expected to increase by 19% in Garden City. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in Garden City, you can expect to make an average salary of $71,680 per year. This is lower than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.