Lawrence has a general population of 80,098 and an overall student population of 30,472. Approximately 29,242 of Lawrence's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
University of Kansas is the largest information technology school in Lawrence, based on student population. Approximately 40 students graduated in 2010 from University of Kansas with credentials in information technology.
In 2010, 48 students graduated with an information technology degree from one of Lawrence's information technology schools. If you decide to attend one of Lawrence's information technology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,156 per year in instate tuition and $32,125 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Lawrence. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,802 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,354.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Lawrence, your job prospects are good. There were 2,370 information technology professionals working in Kansas and 50 working in the greater Lawrence area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of information technology professionals is expected to increase by 19% in Lawrence. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in Lawrence, you can expect to make an average salary of $82,230 per year. This is lower than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.