West Long Branch has a general population of 8,258 and an overall student population of 6,499. Approximately 6,499 of West Long Branch's students are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
Monmouth University is the largest information systems school in West Long Branch, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 29 students graduated from the Information Systems program at Monmouth University.
A total of 29 students graduated with credentials in information systems from information systems schools in West Long Branch in 2010. In 2009 tuition at information systems schools in West Long Branch was $25,014 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for information systems related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the West Long Branch-based information systems schools, you will have an added expense of $10,342 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,921.
Many information systems graduates choose to work as information systems professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in West Long Branch, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 15,550 information systems professionals in New Jersey. Of these information systems professionals, 4,270 were working in the greater West Long Branch area. The number of information systems professionals in West Long Branch is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.