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 technology programs.
Southeast Missouri State University is the largest information technology school in Cape Girardeau, based on student population. In 2010, Southeast Missouri State University graduated approximately 11 students with credentials in information technology.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in information technology in Cape Girardeau in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Cape Girardeau's information technology schools was $16,435 per year for instate students and $21,070 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $447 for information technology 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 at Cape Girardeau-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Cape Girardeau after graduating from information technology school, you should know that job prospects for information technology professionals in Cape Girardeau, which is the most popular information technology profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 information technology professionals in Missouri were working in the greater Cape Girardeau area. By the year 2018, the number of information technology professionals is expected to increase by 5% in Cape Girardeau. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in Cape Girardeau, you can expect to make an average salary of $80,310 per year. This is higher than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.