Las Cruces has a general population of 74,267 and an overall student population of 27,581. Approximately 18,526 of Las Cruces's students are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
New Mexico State University-Main Campus is the largest information systems school in Las Cruces, based on student population. Approximately 31 students graduated in 2010 from New Mexico State University-Main Campus with credentials in information systems.
In 2010, 31 students graduated with an information systems degree from one of Las Cruces's information systems schools. Tuition in 2009 at Las Cruces's information systems schools was $17,434 per year for instate students and $27,586 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,032 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information systems program in Las Cruces. And if you live on campus at one of the Las Cruces-based information systems schools, you will have an added expense of $6,338 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,908.
Many information systems graduates choose to work as information systems professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Las Cruces, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of information systems professionals in Las Cruces will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.