With an overall population of 36,854 and a student population of 4,814, approximately 4,814 of Chester students attend one of Chester's schools that offer information systems programs.
Of the 1 information systems schools in Chester, the largest information systems school, by student population, is Widener University-Main Campus. In 2010, Widener University-Main Campus graduated approximately 6 students from its information systems program.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in information systems in Chester in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $31,840 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for information systems related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,270 per year, on average, for room and board at Chester-based information systems schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $35,335.
If you decide to work as an information systems professional in Chester, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 9,250 information systems professionals in Pennsylvania. Of these information systems professionals, 4,140 were working in the greater Chester area. Chester'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.