Portsmouth has a total population of 20,909 and a student population of 8,944. Of these students, 4,300 are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
Portsmouth's largest information systems school is Shawnee State University. In 2010, Shawnee State University graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in information systems.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with an information systems degree in Portsmouth. Tuition in 2009 at Portsmouth's information systems schools was $18,350 per year for instate students and $22,694 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,440 for information systems related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,944 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an information systems professional in Portsmouth, your job prospects are good. There were 9,760 information systems professionals working in Ohio and 70 working in the greater Portsmouth area in 2010. The number of information systems professionals in Portsmouth is expected 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 Portsmouth is $75,010 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for information systems professionals.