West Chester has a total population of 17,861 and a student population of 14,211. Of these students, 14,211 are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
West Chester's largest information systems school is West Chester University of Pennsylvania. Approximately 46 students graduated in 2010 from West Chester University of Pennsylvania with credentials in information systems.
A total of 46 students graduated with credentials in information systems from information systems schools in West Chester in 2010. If you decide to attend one of West Chester's information systems schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,967 per year in instate tuition and $28,299 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,320 for information systems related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,214 per year, on average, for room and board at West Chester-based information systems schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,939.
If you decide to work as an information systems professional in West Chester, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 information systems professionals in Pennsylvania were working in the greater West Chester area. The government projects that the number of information systems professionals in West Chester will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.