With an overall population of 22,362 and a student population of 22,893, approximately 22,893 of Ypsilanti students attend one of Ypsilanti's schools that offer information technology programs.
Of the 1 information technology schools in Ypsilanti, the largest information technology school, by student population, is Eastern Michigan University. Approximately 16 students graduated in 2010 from Eastern Michigan University with credentials in information technology.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with an information technology degree from one of Ypsilanti's information technology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,114 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Ypsilanti information technology schools was an average of $33,019 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Ypsilanti-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,785 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,428.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Ypsilanti, your job prospects are average. There were 7,670 information technology professionals working in Michigan and 500 working in the greater Ypsilanti area in 2010. Ypsilanti's information technology professional workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in Ypsilanti, you can expect to make an average salary of $102,480 per year. This is higher than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.