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 technology programs.
Of the 1 information technology schools in Salem, the largest information technology school, by student population, is Salem State University. In 2010, Salem State University graduated approximately 0 students from its information technology program.
Tuition in 2009 at Salem's information technology schools was $19,443 per year for instate students and $25,583 per year for out of state students.
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 $9,439 per year, on average, for room and board at Salem-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,148.
If you plan on staying in Salem after graduating from information technology school, you should know that job prospects for information technology professionals in Salem, which is the most popular information technology profession, are average. In 2010, of the 13,140 information technology professionals in Massachusetts, 130 were working in the greater Salem area. The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in Salem will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.