Framingham has a general population of 66,910 and an overall student population of 6,063. Approximately 5,989 of Framingham's students are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
Framingham State University is the largest information systems school in Framingham, based on student population. In 2010, Framingham State University graduated approximately 26 students with credentials in information systems.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with an information systems degree in Framingham. Tuition in 2009 at Framingham's information systems schools was $18,938 per year for instate students and $25,018 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for information systems related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,148 per year, on average, for room and board at Framingham-based information systems schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,840.
If you plan on staying in Framingham after graduating from information systems school, you should know that job prospects for information systems professionals in Framingham, which is the most popular information systems profession, are average. In 2010, of the 13,140 information systems professionals in Massachusetts, 1,350 were working in the greater Framingham area. By the year 2018, the number of information systems professionals is expected to increase by 11% in Framingham. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.