West Plains has a general population of 10,866 and an overall student population of 2,283. Approximately 2,162 of West Plains's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Of the 1 information technology schools in West Plains, the largest information technology school, by student population, is Missouri State University-West Plains. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Information Technology program at Missouri State University-West Plains.
If you decide to attend one of West Plains's information technology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,958 per year in instate tuition and $18,018 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $974 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in West Plains. And if you live on campus at one of the West Plains-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $4,920 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,548.
After graduating with your credentials in information technology, if you decide to work as an information technology professional in West Plains, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 18 information technology professionals in Missouri were working in the greater West Plains area. The number of information technology professionals in West Plains is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information technology professional in West Plains is $72,990 per year, which is lower than the average for information technology professionals state-wide.