With an overall population of 102,361 and a student population of 21,145, approximately 8,846 of Santa Clara students attend one of Santa Clara's schools that offer information systems programs.
Santa Clara University is the largest information systems school in Santa Clara, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 14 students graduated from the Information Systems program at Santa Clara University.
A total of 14 students graduated with credentials in information systems from information systems schools in Santa Clara in 2010. If you decide to attend a information systems school in Santa Clara, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $36,000.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for information systems related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,400 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $41,721.
After graduating with your credentials in information systems, if you decide to work as an information systems professional in Santa Clara, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 information systems professionals in California were working in the greater Santa Clara area. The government projects that the number of information systems professionals in Santa Clara will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.