With an overall population of 19,960 and a student population of 1,137, approximately 713 of Laurel students attend one of Laurel's schools that offer information technology programs.
The largest information technology school in Laurel, by student population, is Capitol College. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from Capitol College with credentials in information technology.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with an information technology degree from one of Laurel's information technology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,882 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Laurel-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $4,676 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,482.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Laurel, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 7,840 information technology professionals in Maryland. Of these information technology professionals, 14,420 were working in the greater Laurel area. The number of information technology professionals in Laurel is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.