Houghton has a total population of 7,010 and a student population of 7,136. Of these students, 7,136 are enrolled in schools that offer computer networking programs.
Houghton's largest computer networking school is Michigan Technological University. In 2010, Michigan Technological University graduated approximately 36 students from its computer networking program.
A reported 40 students graduated with credentials in computer networking in Houghton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $23,093 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Houghton computer networking schools was an average of $35,363 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for computer networking related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,121 per year, on average, for room and board at Houghton-based computer networking schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Houghton after graduating from computer networking school, you should know that job prospects for computer network administrators in Houghton, which is the most popular computer networking profession, are good. By the year 2018, the number of computer network administrators is expected to increase by 17% in Houghton. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer network administrators.