Dover has a total population of 32,135 and a student population of 9,742. Of these students, 3,609 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
The largest information technology school in Dover, by student population, is Delaware State University. In 2010, Delaware State University graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in information technology.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,024 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Dover information technology schools was an average of $28,285 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,386 per year, on average, for room and board at Dover-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,581.
If you plan on staying in Dover after graduating from information technology school, you should know that job prospects for information technology professionals in Dover, which is the most popular information technology profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 information technology professionals in Delaware were working in the greater Dover area. Dover's information technology professional workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information technology professional in Dover is $79,320 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.