Union has a general population of 54,405 and an overall student population of 17,065. Approximately 15,051 of Union's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Kean University is the largest information technology school in Union, based on student population. In 2010, Kean University graduated approximately 16 students from its information technology program.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with an information technology degree in Union. If you decide to attend one of Union's information technology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $25,184 per year in instate tuition and $29,819 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,800 for information technology 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 technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,204.
If you plan on staying in Union after graduating from information technology school, you should know that job prospects for information technology professionals in Union, which is the most popular information technology profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 15,550 information technology professionals in New Jersey, 4,020 were working in the greater Union area. The number of information technology professionals in Union is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.