Marquette has a total population of 19,661 and a student population of 9,428. Of these students, 9,428 are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
The largest information systems school in Marquette, by student population, is Northern Michigan University. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from Northern Michigan University with credentials in information systems.
In 2010, 23 students graduated with an information systems degree from one of Marquette's information systems schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,680 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Marquette information systems schools was an average of $22,054 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $830 for information systems related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Marquette-based information systems schools, you will have an added expense of $7,846 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,834.
Many information systems graduates choose to work as information systems professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Marquette, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 7,670 information systems professionals in Michigan, 100 were working in the greater Marquette area. The number of information systems professionals in Marquette is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information systems professional in Marquette is $78,910 per year, which is lower than the average for information systems professionals state-wide.