Cape Girardeau has a general population of 35,349 and an overall student population of 11,861. Approximately 10,801 of Cape Girardeau's students are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
Southeast Missouri State University is the largest information systems school in Cape Girardeau, based on student population. In 2010, Southeast Missouri State University graduated approximately 11 students from its information systems program.
A total of 19 students graduated with credentials in information systems from information systems schools in Cape Girardeau in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Cape Girardeau's information systems schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,435 per year in instate tuition and $21,070 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $447 for information systems related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,358 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in information systems, if you decide to work as an information systems professional in Cape Girardeau, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 5,930 information systems professionals in Missouri. Of these information systems professionals, 50 were working in the greater Cape Girardeau area. The number of information systems professionals in Cape Girardeau is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information systems professional in Cape Girardeau is $80,310 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for information systems professionals.