With an overall population of 55,532 and a student population of 7,696, approximately 2,979 of Bismarck students attend one of Bismarck's schools that offer information technology programs.
Of the 1 information technology schools in Bismarck, the largest information technology school, by student population, is University of Mary. In 2010, approximately 13 students graduated from the Information Technology program at University of Mary.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with an information technology degree in Bismarck. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,584 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Bismarck. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,000 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $15,584.
Many information technology graduates choose to work as information technology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bismarck, your job prospects are good. There were 490 information technology professionals working in North Dakota and 100 working in the greater Bismarck area in 2010. Bismarck's information technology professional workforce is projected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in Bismarck, you can expect to make an average salary of $76,590 per year. This is the same as the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.