With an overall population of 54,405 and a student population of 17,065, approximately 15,051 of Union students attend one of Union's schools that offer information systems programs.
Of the 1 information systems schools in Union, the largest information systems school, by student population, is Kean University. In 2010, Kean University graduated approximately 16 students from its information systems program.
In 2010, 20 students graduated with an information systems degree from one of Union's information systems schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,184 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Union information systems schools was an average of $29,819 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,800 for information systems related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,237 per year, on average, for room and board at Union-based information systems schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,204.
Many information systems graduates choose to work as information systems professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Union, your job prospects are not very good. There were 15,550 information systems professionals working in New Jersey and 4,020 working in the greater Union area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of information systems professionals is expected to increase by 2% in Union. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.