With an overall population of 19,661 and a student population of 9,428, approximately 9,428 of Marquette students attend one of Marquette's schools that offer information technology programs.
Northern Michigan University is the largest information technology school in Marquette, based on student population. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Northern Michigan University with credentials in information technology.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in information technology in Marquette in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,680 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Marquette information technology schools was an average of $22,054 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $830 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Marquette. And if you live on campus at one of the Marquette-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,846 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,834.
Many information technology graduates choose to work as information technology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Marquette, your job prospects are average. There were 7,670 information technology professionals working in Michigan and 100 working in the greater Marquette area in 2010. The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in Marquette will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Marquette is $78,910 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.