With an overall population of 30,248 and a student population of 9,199, approximately 3,957 of Florence students attend one of Florence's schools that offer information systems programs.
Francis Marion University is the largest information systems school in Florence, based on student population. In 2010, Francis Marion University graduated approximately 5 students from its information systems program.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in information systems from information systems schools in Florence in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Florence's information systems schools was $24,772 per year for instate students and $32,397 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,700 for information systems related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Florence-based information systems schools, you will have an added expense of $6,024 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $16,746.
If you decide to work as an information systems professional in Florence, your job prospects are good. There were 2,830 information systems professionals working in South Carolina and 70 working in the greater Florence area in 2010. The number of information systems professionals in Florence is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information systems professional in Florence is $83,140 per year, which is lower than the average for information systems professionals state-wide.