With an overall population of 59,226 and a student population of 11,226, approximately 5,628 of Waltham students attend one of Waltham's schools that offer information systems programs.
Waltham's largest information systems school is Bentley University. In 2010, Bentley University graduated approximately 68 students with credentials in information systems.
In 2010, 68 students graduated with an information systems degree in Waltham. In 2009 tuition at information systems schools in Waltham was $35,828 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,050 for information systems related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Waltham-based information systems schools, you will have an added expense of $11,740 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $42,383.
After graduating with your credentials in information systems, if you decide to work as an information systems professional in Waltham, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 13,140 information systems professionals in Massachusetts. Of these information systems professionals, 8,950 were working in the greater Waltham area. The number of information systems professionals in Waltham is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.