Athens has a general population of 13,220 and an overall student population of 1,355. Approximately 1,070 of Athens's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Athens's largest information technology school is Tennessee Wesleyan College. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Information Technology program at Tennessee Wesleyan College.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in information technology in Athens in 2010. If you decide to attend a information technology school in Athens, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,600.
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, you will face an additional expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board at Athens-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Athens, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 35 information technology professionals in Tennessee were working in the greater Athens area. By the year 2018, the number of information technology professionals is expected to increase by 11% in Athens. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in Athens, you can expect to make an average salary of $63,890 per year. This is lower than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.