With an overall population of 5,914 and a student population of 8,822, approximately 8,822 of Morehead students attend one of Morehead's schools that offer information technology programs.
The largest information technology school in Morehead, by student population, is Morehead State University. In 2010, Morehead State University graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in information technology.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with an information technology degree from one of Morehead's information technology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,940 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Morehead information technology schools was an average of $24,000 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $912 for information technology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Morehead-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $6,192 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Morehead, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 2,740 information technology professionals in Kentucky, 170 were working in the greater Morehead area. The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in Morehead will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Morehead is $70,830 per year, which is lower than the average for information technology professionals state-wide.