With an overall population of 54,593 and a student population of 17,098, approximately 16,775 of Santa Cruz students attend one of Santa Cruz's schools that offer information systems programs.
Of the 1 information systems schools in Santa Cruz, the largest information systems school, by student population, is University of California-Santa Cruz. In 2010, approximately 70 students graduated from the Information Systems program at University of California-Santa Cruz.
A reported 70 students graduated with credentials in information systems in Santa Cruz in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Santa Cruz's information systems schools was $27,481 per year for instate students and $50,150 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,393 for information systems related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $13,641 per year, on average, for room and board at Santa Cruz-based information systems schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,537.
If you decide to work as an information systems professional in Santa Cruz, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 291 information systems professionals in California were working in the greater Santa Cruz area. The number of information systems professionals in Santa Cruz is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.