With an overall population of 66,910 and a student population of 6,063, approximately 5,989 of Framingham students attend one of Framingham's schools that offer information technology programs.
Framingham's largest information technology school is Framingham State University. Approximately 26 students graduated in 2010 from Framingham State University with credentials in information technology.
A reported 35 students graduated with credentials in information technology in Framingham in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,938 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Framingham information technology schools was an average of $25,018 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for information technology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,148 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,840.
Many information technology graduates choose to work as information technology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Framingham, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 13,140 information technology professionals in Massachusetts, 1,350 were working in the greater Framingham area. By the year 2018, the number of information technology professionals is expected to increase by 11% in Framingham. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.