Central has a general population of 3,522 and an overall student population of 2,382. Approximately 2,382 of Central's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Of the 1 information technology schools in Central, the largest information technology school, by student population, is Southern Wesleyan University. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Southern Wesleyan University with credentials in information technology.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with an information technology degree in Central. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,700 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Central. And if you live on campus at one of the Central-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,800 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $21,500.
After graduating with your credentials in information technology, if you decide to work as an information technology professional in Central, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 2,830 information technology professionals in South Carolina. Of these information technology professionals, 450 were working in the greater Central area. The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in Central will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Central is $97,120 per year, which is higher than the average for information technology professionals state-wide.