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 technology programs.
Shippensburg's largest information technology school is Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 23 students with credentials in information technology.
A total of 24 students graduated with credentials in information technology from information technology schools in Shippensburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,256 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Shippensburg information technology schools was an average of $25,692 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Shippensburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,086 per year, on average, for room and board at Shippensburg-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,558.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Shippensburg, your job prospects are not very good. There were 9,250 information technology professionals working in Pennsylvania and 660 working in the greater Shippensburg area in 2010. Shippensburg's information technology professional workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in Shippensburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $103,210 per year. This is higher than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.