Shippensburg has a general population of 5,586 and an overall student population of 8,253. Approximately 8,253 of Shippensburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
Shippensburg's largest information systems school is Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. Approximately 28 students graduated in 2010 from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania with credentials in information systems.
A total of 57 students graduated with credentials in information systems from information systems schools in Shippensburg in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Shippensburg's information systems schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,256 per year in instate tuition and $25,692 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for information systems related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Shippensburg-based information systems schools, you will have an added expense of $7,086 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,558.
Many information systems graduates choose to work as information systems professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Shippensburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 9,250 information systems professionals in Pennsylvania. Of these information systems professionals, 660 were working in the greater Shippensburg area. By the year 2018, the number of information systems professionals is expected to increase by 3% in Shippensburg. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information systems professional in Shippensburg is $103,210 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for information systems professionals.