With an overall population of 65,479 and a student population of 15,711, approximately 15,711 of Palatine students attend one of Palatine's schools that offer information technology programs.
Harper College is the largest information technology school in Palatine, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Information Technology program at Harper College.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with an information technology degree from one of Palatine's information technology schools. In 2009 tuition at information technology schools in Palatine was $2,610 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for information technology related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Palatine after graduating from information technology school, you should know that job prospects for information technology professionals in Palatine, which is the most popular information technology profession, are average. There were 13,680 information technology professionals working in Illinois and 10,270 working in the greater Palatine area in 2010. Palatine's information technology professional workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.