With an overall population of 40,407 and a student population of 10,125, approximately 10,125 of Salem students attend one of Salem's schools that offer information systems programs.
Salem's largest information systems school is Salem State University. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the Information Systems program at Salem State University.
A total of 16 students graduated with credentials in information systems from information systems schools in Salem in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,443 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Salem information systems schools was an average of $25,583 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for information systems related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Salem-based information systems schools, you will have an added expense of $9,439 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,148.
If you decide to work as an information systems professional in Salem, your job prospects are average. There were 13,140 information systems professionals working in Massachusetts and 130 working in the greater Salem area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of information systems professionals is expected to increase by 11% in Salem. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.