Houghton has a general population of 1,748 and an overall student population of 1,336. Approximately 1,336 of Houghton's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Of the 1 information technology schools in Houghton, the largest information technology school, by student population, is Houghton College. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Information Technology program at Houghton College.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in information technology from information technology schools in Houghton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,440 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,000 per year, on average, for room and board at Houghton-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,340.
After graduating with your credentials in information technology, if you decide to work as an information technology professional in Houghton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 46 information technology professionals in New York were working in the greater Houghton area. The number of information technology professionals in Houghton is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in Houghton, you can expect to make an average salary of $108,020 per year. This is higher than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.