Oakland has a total population of 399,484 and a student population of 28,906. Of these students, 1,501 are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
Mills College is the largest information systems school in Oakland, based on student population. In 2010, Mills College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in information systems.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with an information systems degree in Oakland. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $36,232 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information systems program in Oakland. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,760 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $40,802.
Many information systems graduates choose to work as information systems professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Oakland, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 41,200 information systems professionals in California, 2,700 were working in the greater Oakland area. By the year 2018, the number of information systems professionals is expected to increase by 14% in Oakland. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.