With an overall population of 91,802 and a student population of 16,244, approximately 15,783 of Richardson students attend one of Richardson's schools that offer information technology programs.
The University of Texas at Dallas is the largest information technology school in Richardson, based on student population. In 2010, The University of Texas at Dallas graduated approximately 332 students from its information technology program.
A total of 424 students graduated with credentials in information technology from information technology schools in Richardson in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Richardson's information technology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,772 per year in instate tuition and $32,602 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,228 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,820.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Richardson, your job prospects are good. There were 18,890 information technology professionals working in Texas and 6,490 working in the greater Richardson area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of information technology professionals is expected to increase by 17% in Richardson. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.