Plattsburgh has a total population of 18,816 and a student population of 8,760. Of these students, 6,453 are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
SUNY College at Plattsburgh is the largest information systems school in Plattsburgh, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 9 students graduated from the Information Systems program at SUNY College at Plattsburgh.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in information systems from information systems schools in Plattsburgh in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,645 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Plattsburgh information systems schools was an average of $25,545 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $950 for information systems related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Plattsburgh-based information systems schools, you will have an added expense of $9,100 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,391.
Many information systems graduates choose to work as information systems professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Plattsburgh, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 23,970 information systems professionals in New York. Of these information systems professionals, 110 were working in the greater Plattsburgh area. Plattsburgh's information systems professional workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.
As an information systems professional in Plattsburgh, you can expect to make an average salary of $78,340 per year. This is lower than the average salary for information systems professionals in the state.