Athens has a total population of 13,220 and a student population of 1,355. Of these students, 1,070 are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
Athens's largest information systems school is Tennessee Wesleyan College. In 2010, Tennessee Wesleyan College graduated approximately 3 students from its information systems program.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with an information systems degree in Athens. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,600 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for information systems related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Athens-based information systems schools, you will have an added expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in information systems, if you decide to work as an information systems professional in Athens, your job prospects are average. There were 5,060 information systems professionals working in Tennessee and 80 working in the greater Athens area in 2010. Athens's information systems professional workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information systems professional in Athens is $63,890 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for information systems professionals.