Decatur has a total population of 81,860 and a student population of 5,988. Of these students, 2,314 are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
Millikin University is the largest information systems school in Decatur, based on student population. In 2010, Millikin University graduated approximately 5 students from its information systems program.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with an information systems degree in Decatur. If you decide to attend a information systems school in Decatur, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $26,445.
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 systems program in Decatur. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,866 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many information systems graduates choose to work as information systems professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Decatur, your job prospects are average. There were 13,680 information systems professionals working in Illinois and 50 working in the greater Decatur area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of information systems professionals is expected to increase by 8% in Decatur. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information systems professional in Decatur is $86,180 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for information systems professionals.