With an overall population of 74,239 and a student population of 20,444, approximately 19,853 of Evanston students attend one of Evanston's schools that offer information technology programs.
Evanston's largest information technology school is Northwestern University. In 2010, Northwestern University graduated approximately 69 students with credentials in information technology.
In 2010, 134 students graduated with an information technology degree from one of Evanston's information technology schools. In 2009 tuition at information technology schools in Evanston was $38,463 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,685 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Evanston. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,703 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $42,864.
If you plan on staying in Evanston after graduating from information technology school, you should know that job prospects for information technology professionals in Evanston, which is the most popular information technology profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 information technology professionals in Illinois were working in the greater Evanston area. By the year 2018, the number of information technology professionals is expected to increase by 8% in Evanston. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.