With an overall population of 50,269 and a student population of 5,617, approximately 5,617 of Bowie students attend one of Bowie's schools that offer information systems programs.
Of the 1 information systems schools in Bowie, the largest information systems school, by student population, is Bowie State University. In 2010, Bowie State University graduated approximately 23 students from its information systems program.
A reported 42 students graduated with credentials in information systems in Bowie in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,645 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Bowie information systems schools was an average of $29,083 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,800 for information systems related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,135 per year, on average, for room and board at Bowie-based information systems schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,511.
If you plan on staying in Bowie after graduating from information systems school, you should know that job prospects for information systems professionals in Bowie, which is the most popular information systems profession, are good. There were 7,840 information systems professionals working in Maryland and 14,420 working in the greater Bowie area in 2010. The number of information systems professionals in Bowie is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.