Westminster has a total population of 16,731 and a student population of 7,520. Of these students, 3,607 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
The largest information technology school in Westminster, by student population, is McDaniel College. In 2010, McDaniel College graduated approximately 6 students from its information technology program.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with an information technology degree from one of Westminster's information technology schools. In 2009 tuition at information technology schools in Westminster was $32,000 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Westminster. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,820 per year, on average, for room and board at Westminster-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Westminster, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 information technology professionals in Maryland were working in the greater Westminster area. Westminster'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.