Jonesboro has a general population of 55,515 and an overall student population of 12,156. Approximately 12,156 of Jonesboro's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Of the 1 information technology schools in Jonesboro, the largest information technology school, by student population, is Arkansas State University-Main Campus. In 2010, Arkansas State University-Main Campus graduated approximately 11 students with credentials in information technology.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with an information technology degree from one of Jonesboro's information technology schools. Tuition in 2009 at Jonesboro's information technology schools was $17,226 per year for instate students and $25,146 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,856 per year, on average, for room and board at Jonesboro-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,970.
After graduating with your credentials in information technology, if you decide to work as an information technology professional in Jonesboro, your job prospects are good. By the year 2018, the number of information technology professionals is expected to increase by 18% in Jonesboro. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.