With an overall population of 20,013 and a student population of 11,350, approximately 11,308 of Hays students attend one of Hays's schools that offer information systems programs.
Hays's largest information systems school is Fort Hays State University. In 2010, Fort Hays State University graduated approximately 2 students from its information systems program.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in information systems in Hays in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Hays's information systems schools was $14,674 per year for instate students and $22,827 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $840 for information systems related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,560 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,114.
After graduating with your credentials in information systems, if you decide to work as an information systems professional in Hays, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 2,370 information systems professionals in Kansas, 290 were working in the greater Hays area. The government projects that the number of information systems professionals in Hays will increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.
As an information systems professional in Hays, you can expect to make an average salary of $71,680 per year. This is lower than the average salary for information systems professionals in the state.