With an overall population of 8,232 and a student population of 4,294, approximately 4,294 of Hillsboro students attend one of Hillsboro's schools that offer information technology programs.
Hillsboro's largest information technology school is Hill College. In 2010, Hill College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in information technology.
Tuition in 2009 at Hillsboro's information technology schools was $11,605 per year for instate students and $12,005 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Hillsboro. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,150 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,588.
After graduating with your credentials in information technology, if you decide to work as an information technology professional in Hillsboro, your job prospects are good. There were 18,890 information technology professionals working in Texas and 60 working in the greater Hillsboro area in 2010. Hillsboro's information technology professional workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information technology professional in Hillsboro is $101,400 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.