Hempstead has a total population of 56,554 and a student population of 13,507. Of these students, 12,068 are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
The largest information systems school in Hempstead, by student population, is Hofstra University. In 2010, Hofstra University graduated approximately 30 students with credentials in information systems.
A reported 30 students graduated with credentials in information systems in Hempstead in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $30,130 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 systems program in Hempstead. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,330 per year, on average, for room and board at Hempstead-based information systems schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $34,022.
If you plan on staying in Hempstead after graduating from information systems school, you should know that job prospects for information systems professionals in Hempstead, which is the most popular information systems profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 23,970 information systems professionals in New York. Of these information systems professionals, 2,180 were working in the greater Hempstead area. The number of information systems professionals in Hempstead is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.