Poplar Bluff has a total population of 16,651 and a student population of 3,597. Of these students, 3,527 are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
Of the 1 information systems schools in Poplar Bluff, the largest information systems school, by student population, is Three Rivers Community College. In 2010, Three Rivers Community College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in information systems.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,262 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Poplar Bluff information systems schools was an average of $12,234 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $600 for information systems related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,324 per year, on average, for room and board at Poplar Bluff-based information systems schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many information systems graduates choose to work as information systems professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Poplar Bluff, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 5,930 information systems professionals in Missouri. Of these information systems professionals, 40 were working in the greater Poplar Bluff area. Poplar Bluff's information systems professional workforce is projected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Poplar Bluff is $72,990 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for information systems professionals.