With an overall population of 11,555 and a student population of 24,408, approximately 24,408 of Allendale students attend one of Allendale's schools that offer information technology programs.
Grand Valley State University is the largest information technology school in Allendale, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 64 students graduated from the Information Technology program at Grand Valley State University.
In 2010, 98 students graduated with an information technology degree from one of Allendale's information technology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,480 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Allendale information technology schools was an average of $23,794 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for information technology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,478 per year, on average, for room and board at Allendale-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,460.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Allendale, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 65 information technology professionals in Michigan were working in the greater Allendale area. By the year 2018, the number of information technology professionals is expected to increase by 10% in Allendale. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in Allendale, you can expect to make an average salary of $85,330 per year. This is lower than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.