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 technology programs.
Monmouth University is the largest information technology school in West Long Branch, based on student population. Approximately 29 students graduated in 2010 from Monmouth University with credentials in information technology.
In 2010, 29 students graduated with an information technology degree in West Long Branch. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,014 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in West Long Branch. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,342 per year, on average, for room and board at West Long Branch-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,921.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in West Long Branch, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 15,550 information technology professionals in New Jersey. Of these information technology professionals, 4,270 were working in the greater West Long Branch area. The number of information technology 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 technology professionals.