Bowie has a general population of 50,269 and an overall student population of 5,617. Approximately 5,617 of Bowie's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Bowie State University is the largest information technology school in Bowie, based on student population. In 2010, Bowie State University graduated approximately 23 students with credentials in information technology.
In 2010, 23 students graduated with an information technology degree in Bowie. Tuition in 2009 at Bowie's information technology schools was $18,645 per year for instate students and $29,083 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,800 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bowie-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $8,135 per year, on average, for room and board. 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 technology school, you should know that job prospects for information technology professionals in Bowie, which is the most popular information technology profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 information technology professionals in Maryland were working in the greater Bowie area. The number of information technology professionals in Bowie is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.