Takoma Park has a total population of 17,299 and a student population of 1,178. Of these students, 1,178 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Takoma Park's largest information technology school is Washington Adventist University. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Information Technology program at Washington Adventist University.
A reported 7 students graduated with credentials in information technology in Takoma Park in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,480 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for information technology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Takoma Park-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $21,780.
Many information technology graduates choose to work as information technology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Takoma Park, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 7,840 information technology professionals in Maryland. Of these information technology professionals, 3,150 were working in the greater Takoma Park area. The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in Takoma Park will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.