Douglas has a total population of 14,312 and a student population of 4,739. Of these students, 4,739 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Douglas's largest information technology school is Cochise College. In 2010, Cochise College graduated approximately 103 students from its information technology program.
A reported 115 students graduated with credentials in information technology in Douglas in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Douglas's information technology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,543 per year in instate tuition and $14,870 per year in out of state tuition.
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 Douglas. And if you live on campus at one of the Douglas-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $4,530 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,648.
If you plan on staying in Douglas after graduating from information technology school, you should know that job prospects for information technology professionals in Douglas, which is the most popular information technology profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,360 information technology professionals in Arizona. Of these information technology professionals, 50 were working in the greater Douglas area. Douglas's information technology professional workforce is projected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.