College Park has a general population of 24,657 and an overall student population of 37,195. Approximately 37,195 of College Park's students are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
The largest information systems school in College Park, by student population, is University of Maryland-College Park. In 2010, approximately 177 students graduated from the Information Systems program at University of Maryland-College Park.
In 2010, 216 students graduated with an information systems degree from one of College Park's information systems schools. If you decide to attend one of College Park's information systems schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,677 per year in instate tuition and $37,614 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,025 for information systems related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the College Park-based information systems schools, you will have an added expense of $9,575 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,102.
After graduating with your credentials in information systems, if you decide to work as an information systems professional in College Park, your job prospects are good. There were 7,840 information systems professionals working in Maryland and 14,420 working in the greater College Park area in 2010. College Park's information systems professional workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.