Santa Clara has a general population of 102,361 and an overall student population of 21,145. Approximately 8,846 of Santa Clara's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Santa Clara University is the largest information technology school in Santa Clara, based on student population. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from Santa Clara University with credentials in information technology.
A reported 13 students graduated with credentials in information technology in Santa Clara in 2010. If you decide to attend a information technology school in Santa Clara, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $36,000.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for information technology related books and supplies every 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.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Santa Clara, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 41,200 information technology professionals in California. Of these information technology professionals, 7,420 were working in the greater Santa Clara area. The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in Santa Clara will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.