Kingston has a general population of 5,446 and an overall student population of 16,389. Approximately 16,389 of Kingston's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
University of Rhode Island is the largest information technology school in Kingston, based on student population. Approximately 21 students graduated in 2010 from University of Rhode Island with credentials in information technology.
A total of 21 students graduated with credentials in information technology from information technology schools in Kingston in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Kingston's information technology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,700 per year in instate tuition and $39,198 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for information technology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Kingston-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $10,334 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,128.
Many information technology graduates choose to work as information technology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Kingston, your job prospects are good. There were 1,140 information technology professionals working in Rhode Island and 1,280 working in the greater Kingston area in 2010. The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in Kingston will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in Kingston, you can expect to make an average salary of $111,380 per year. This is the same as the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.