Oakdale has a total population of 8,075 and a student population of 5,532. Of these students, 5,532 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
The largest information technology school in Oakdale, by student population, is Dowling College. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from Dowling College with credentials in information technology.
A reported 12 students graduated with credentials in information technology in Oakdale in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,850 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $26,950.
Many information technology graduates choose to work as information technology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Oakdale, your job prospects are not very good. There were 23,970 information technology professionals working in New York and 2,180 working in the greater Oakdale area in 2010. The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in Oakdale will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.