Ashland has a total population of 21,249 and a student population of 6,403. Of these students, 6,300 are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
Ashland's largest information systems school is Ashland University. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Information Systems program at Ashland University.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in information systems from information systems schools in Ashland in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,646 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information systems program in Ashland. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,352 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 Ashland, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 52 information systems professionals in Ohio were working in the greater Ashland area. Ashland's information systems professional workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information systems professional in Ashland is $81,850 per year, which is lower than the average for information systems professionals state-wide.