With an overall population of 21,342 and a student population of 22,647, approximately 22,647 of Athens students attend one of Athens's schools that offer information systems programs.
Ohio University-Main Campus is the largest information systems school in Athens, based on student population. In 2010, Ohio University-Main Campus graduated approximately 89 students from its information systems program.
A reported 91 students graduated with credentials in information systems in Athens in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Athens's information systems schools was $22,905 per year for instate students and $31,869 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $873 for information systems related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,408 per year, on average, for room and board at Athens-based information systems schools. Students who live at home 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 Athens, your job prospects are good. There were 9,760 information systems professionals working in Ohio and 70 working in the greater Athens area in 2010. The government projects that the number of information systems professionals in Athens will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Athens is $75,010 per year, which is lower than the average for information systems professionals state-wide.