With an overall population of 39,102 and a student population of 7,119, approximately 7,043 of Fitchburg students attend one of Fitchburg's schools that offer information systems programs.
Of the 1 information systems schools in Fitchburg, the largest information systems school, by student population, is Fitchburg State University. In 2010, approximately 13 students graduated from the Information Systems program at Fitchburg State University.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with an information systems degree in Fitchburg. Tuition in 2009 at Fitchburg's information systems schools was $17,420 per year for instate students and $23,500 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for information systems related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,870 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,200.
If you plan on staying in Fitchburg after graduating from information systems school, you should know that job prospects for information systems professionals in Fitchburg, which is the most popular information systems profession, are average. In 2010, there were 13,140 information systems professionals in Massachusetts. Of these information systems professionals, 30 were working in the greater Fitchburg area. By the year 2018, the number of information systems professionals is expected to increase by 11% in Fitchburg. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information systems professional in Fitchburg is $93,530 per year, which is higher than the average for information systems professionals state-wide.