Great Bend has a total population of 15,345 and a student population of 4,237. Of these students, 4,237 are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
Of the 1 information systems schools in Great Bend, the largest information systems school, by student population, is Barton County Community College. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Barton County Community College with credentials in information systems.
Tuition in 2009 at Great Bend's information systems schools was $14,006 per year for instate students and $14,552 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,036 for information systems related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Great Bend-based information systems schools, you will have an added expense of $7,341 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,665.
If you decide to work as an information systems professional in Great Bend, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 information systems professionals in Kansas were working in the greater Great Bend area. The government projects that the number of information systems professionals in Great Bend will increase by 19% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information systems professional in Great Bend is $71,680 per year, which is lower than the average for information systems professionals state-wide.