With an overall population of 78,296 and a student population of 7,938, approximately 4,488 of Southfield students attend one of Southfield's schools that offer information technology programs.
The largest information technology school in Southfield, by student population, is Lawrence Technological University. In 2010, approximately 25 students graduated from the Information Technology program at Lawrence Technological University.
In 2010, 49 students graduated with an information technology degree from one of Southfield's information technology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $23,008 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,319 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Southfield. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,353 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $28,185.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Southfield, your job prospects are average. There were 7,670 information technology professionals working in Michigan and 2,110 working in the greater Southfield area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of information technology professionals is expected to increase by 10% in Southfield. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.