Boone has a general population of 13,472 and an overall student population of 16,968. Approximately 16,968 of Boone's students are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
Boone's largest information systems school is Appalachian State University. Approximately 37 students graduated in 2010 from Appalachian State University with credentials in information systems.
In 2010, 37 students graduated with an information systems degree in Boone. Tuition in 2009 at Boone's information systems schools was $14,391 per year for instate students and $25,012 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $700 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information systems program in Boone. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,400 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many information systems graduates choose to work as information systems professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Boone, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 51 information systems professionals in North Carolina were working in the greater Boone area. The government projects that the number of information systems professionals in Boone will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information systems professional in Boone is $84,600 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for information systems professionals.