With an overall population of 52,360 and a student population of 5,770, approximately 5,770 of West Haven students attend one of West Haven's schools that offer information technology programs.
University of New Haven is the largest information technology school in West Haven, based on student population. Approximately 21 students graduated in 2010 from University of New Haven with credentials in information technology.
A reported 22 students graduated with credentials in information technology in West Haven in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $29,470 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in West Haven. And if you live on campus at one of the West Haven-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $12,372 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $34,770.
After graduating with your credentials in information technology, if you decide to work as an information technology professional in West Haven, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 7,520 information technology professionals in Connecticut, 790 were working in the greater West Haven area. The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in West Haven will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in West Haven, you can expect to make an average salary of $92,650 per year. This is higher than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.