Jefferson City has a general population of 39,636 and an overall student population of 3,555. Approximately 3,314 of Jefferson City's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Of the 1 information technology schools in Jefferson City, the largest information technology school, by student population, is Lincoln University. In 2010, Lincoln University graduated approximately 23 students from its information technology program.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with an information technology degree from one of Jefferson City's information technology schools. Tuition in 2009 at Jefferson City's information technology schools was $12,374 per year for instate students and $16,142 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Jefferson City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,660 per year, on average, for room and board at Jefferson City-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,017.
Many information technology graduates choose to work as information technology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jefferson City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 5,930 information technology professionals in Missouri, 110 were working in the greater Jefferson City area. Jefferson City's information technology professional workforce is projected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in Jefferson City, you can expect to make an average salary of $71,780 per year. This is lower than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.