Valparaiso has a general population of 27,428 and an overall student population of 4,144. Approximately 4,065 of Valparaiso's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
The largest information technology school in Valparaiso, by student population, is Valparaiso University. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Valparaiso University with credentials in information technology.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in information technology in Valparaiso in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $28,320 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,960 per year, on average, for room and board at Valparaiso-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,160.
If you plan on staying in Valparaiso after graduating from information technology school, you should know that job prospects for information technology professionals in Valparaiso, which is the most popular information technology profession, are good. In 2010, there were 4,110 information technology professionals in Indiana. Of these information technology professionals, 170 were working in the greater Valparaiso area. The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in Valparaiso will increase by 14% by the year 2018. 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 Valparaiso is $91,920 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.