Mount Pleasant has a general population of 25,946 and an overall student population of 27,472. Approximately 27,247 of Mount Pleasant's students are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
The largest information systems school in Mount Pleasant, by student population, is Central Michigan University. In 2010, Central Michigan University graduated approximately 124 students from its information systems program.
In 2010, 139 students graduated with an information systems degree in Mount Pleasant. If you decide to attend one of Mount Pleasant's information systems schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,297 per year in instate tuition and $33,797 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for information systems related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,896 per year, on average, for room and board at Mount Pleasant-based information systems schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in information systems, if you decide to work as an information systems professional in Mount Pleasant, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 7,670 information systems professionals in Michigan. Of these information systems professionals, 230 were working in the greater Mount Pleasant area. By the year 2018, the number of information systems professionals is expected to increase by 10% in Mount Pleasant. 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 Mount Pleasant is $74,170 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for information systems professionals.