Ottumwa has a general population of 24,998 and an overall student population of 5,203. Approximately 5,137 of Ottumwa's students are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
Of the 1 information systems schools in Ottumwa, the largest information systems school, by student population, is Indian Hills Community College. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Information Systems program at Indian Hills Community College.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in information systems from information systems schools in Ottumwa in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Ottumwa's information systems schools was $13,272 per year for instate students and $14,760 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,416 for information systems related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Ottumwa-based information systems schools, you will have an added expense of $5,610 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,392.
After graduating with your credentials in information systems, if you decide to work as an information systems professional in Ottumwa, your job prospects are good. There were 2,230 information systems professionals working in Iowa and 140 working in the greater Ottumwa area in 2010. The number of information systems professionals in Ottumwa is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.
As an information systems professional in Ottumwa, you can expect to make an average salary of $90,740 per year. This is lower than the average salary for information systems professionals in the state.