California has a total population of 5,274 and a student population of 9,017. Of these students, 9,017 are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
Of the 1 information systems schools in California, the largest information systems school, by student population, is California University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, California University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 42 students from its information systems program.
A reported 64 students graduated with credentials in information systems in California in 2010. If you decide to attend one of California's information systems schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,359 per year in instate tuition and $23,693 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for information systems related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,320 per year, on average, for room and board at California-based information systems schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,648.
If you plan on staying in California after graduating from information systems school, you should know that job prospects for information systems professionals in California, which is the most popular information systems profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 9,250 information systems professionals in Pennsylvania, 2,060 were working in the greater California area. California's information systems professional workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.