Yuma has a general population of 77,515 and an overall student population of 7,984. Approximately 7,984 of Yuma's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Arizona Western College is the largest information technology school in Yuma, based on student population. In 2010, Arizona Western College graduated approximately 9 students from its information technology program.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with an information technology degree from one of Yuma's information technology schools. Tuition in 2009 at Yuma's information technology schools was $13,854 per year for instate students and $18,414 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,343 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Yuma. And if you live on campus at one of the Yuma-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $5,140 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,949.
After graduating with your credentials in information technology, if you decide to work as an information technology professional in Yuma, your job prospects are not very good. There were 4,360 information technology professionals working in Arizona and 40 working in the greater Yuma area in 2010. Yuma'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.
As an information technology professional in Yuma, you can expect to make an average salary of $98,110 per year. This is higher than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.