Lowell has a total population of 105,167 and a student population of 14,517. Of these students, 13,602 are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
The largest information systems school in Lowell, by student population, is University of Massachusetts-Lowell. In 2010, University of Massachusetts-Lowell graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in information systems.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with an information systems certificate in Lowell. Tuition in 2009 at Lowell's information systems schools was $22,148 per year for instate students and $34,168 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for information systems related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,475 per year, on average, for room and board at Lowell-based information systems schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,513.
After graduating with your credentials in information systems, if you decide to work as an information systems professional in Lowell, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 13,140 information systems professionals in Massachusetts, 710 were working in the greater Lowell area. The government projects that the number of information systems professionals in Lowell will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.