Parsons has a general population of 11,514 and an overall student population of 1,756. Approximately 1,756 of Parsons's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Of the 1 information technology schools in Parsons, the largest information technology school, by student population, is Labette Community College. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Labette Community College with credentials in information technology.
Tuition in 2009 at Parsons's information technology schools was $6,255 per year for instate students and $7,005 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $825 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $680 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,575.
If you plan on staying in Parsons after graduating from information technology school, you should know that job prospects for information technology professionals in Parsons, which is the most popular information technology profession, are good. In 2010, of the 2,370 information technology professionals in Kansas, 290 were working in the greater Parsons area. Parsons's information technology professional workforce is projected to 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 Parsons is $71,680 per year, which is lower than the average for information technology professionals state-wide.