With an overall population of 149,222 and a student population of 8,984, approximately 8,883 of Paterson students attend one of Paterson's schools that offer information technology programs.
Passaic County Community College is the largest information technology school in Paterson, based on student population. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Passaic County Community College with credentials in information technology.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in information technology from information technology schools in Paterson in 2010. In 2009 tuition at information technology schools in Paterson was $3,584 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for information technology related books and supplies every year.
Many information technology graduates choose to work as information technology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Paterson, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 15,550 information technology professionals in New Jersey, 19,620 were working in the greater Paterson area. The number of information technology professionals in Paterson is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.