Ashland has a general population of 21,981 and an overall student population of 4,419. Approximately 4,419 of Ashland's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Of the 1 information technology schools in Ashland, the largest information technology school, by student population, is Ashland Community and Technical College. In 2010, Ashland Community and Technical College graduated approximately 42 students with credentials in information technology.
A total of 42 students graduated with credentials in information technology from information technology schools in Ashland in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,000 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Ashland.
Many information technology graduates choose to work as information technology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ashland, your job prospects are good. There were 2,740 information technology professionals working in Kentucky and 60 working in the greater Ashland area in 2010. The number of information technology professionals in Ashland is expected to 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 Ashland is $91,240 per year, which is higher than the average for information technology professionals state-wide.