Kent has a total population of 27,906 and a student population of 25,349. Of these students, 25,127 are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
The largest information systems school in Kent, by student population, is Kent State University at Kent. In 2010, Kent State University at Kent graduated approximately 68 students from its information systems program.
A reported 68 students graduated with credentials in information systems in Kent in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,920 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Kent information systems schools was an average of $29,612 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,280 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information systems program in Kent. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,940 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 Kent, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 information systems professionals in Ohio were working in the greater Kent area. Kent'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 Kent is $101,630 per year, which is higher than the average for information systems professionals state-wide.