With an overall population of 24,657 and a student population of 37,195, approximately 37,195 of College Park students attend one of College Park's schools that offer information technology programs.
College Park's largest information technology school is University of Maryland-College Park. In 2010, approximately 177 students graduated from the Information Technology program at University of Maryland-College Park.
A total of 285 students graduated with credentials in information technology from information technology schools in College Park in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at College Park's information technology schools was $21,677 per year for instate students and $37,614 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,025 for information technology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,575 per year, on average, for room and board at College Park-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,102.
After graduating with your credentials in information technology, if you decide to work as an information technology professional in College Park, your job prospects are good. There were 7,840 information technology professionals working in Maryland and 14,420 working in the greater College Park area in 2010. College Park's information technology professional workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.