With an overall population of 5,294 and a student population of 1,011, approximately 1,011 of Rensselaer students attend one of Rensselaer's schools that offer information technology programs.
Rensselaer's largest information technology school is Saint Josephs College. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Information Technology program at Saint Josephs College.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in information technology in Rensselaer in 2010. In 2009 tuition at information technology schools in Rensselaer was $24,530 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for information technology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,420 per year, on average, for room and board at Rensselaer-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Rensselaer after graduating from information technology school, you should know that job prospects for information technology professionals in Rensselaer, which is the most popular information technology profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 43 information technology professionals in Indiana were working in the greater Rensselaer area. By the year 2018, the number of information technology professionals is expected to increase by 14% in Rensselaer. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information technology professional in Rensselaer is $91,920 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.