Newport has a general population of 26,475 and an overall student population of 2,634. Approximately 2,584 of Newport's students are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
Newport's largest information systems school is Salve Regina University. Approximately 30 students graduated in 2010 from Salve Regina University with credentials in information systems.
A total of 30 students graduated with credentials in information systems from information systems schools in Newport in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $30,000 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information systems program in Newport. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,950 per year, on average, for room and board at Newport-based information systems schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an information systems professional in Newport, your job prospects are good. There were 1,140 information systems professionals working in Rhode Island and 1,280 working in the greater Newport area in 2010. The government projects that the number of information systems professionals in Newport will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.
As an information systems professional in Newport, you can expect to make an average salary of $111,380 per year. This is the same as the average salary for information systems professionals in the state.