East Lansing has a total population of 46,525 and a student population of 47,344. Of these students, 47,071 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Of the 1 information technology schools in East Lansing, the largest information technology school, by student population, is Michigan State University. In 2010, Michigan State University graduated approximately 90 students from its information technology program.
In 2010, 100 students graduated with an information technology degree in East Lansing. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,994 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all East Lansing information technology schools was an average of $37,457 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $962 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,394 per year, on average, for room and board at East Lansing-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in East Lansing after graduating from information technology school, you should know that job prospects for information technology professionals in East Lansing, which is the most popular information technology profession, are average. In 2010, of the 7,670 information technology professionals in Michigan, 970 were working in the greater East Lansing area. By the year 2018, the number of information technology professionals is expected to increase by 10% in East Lansing. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information technology professional in East Lansing is $91,670 per year, which is lower than the average for information technology professionals state-wide.