Bluefield has a total population of 5,078 and a student population of 753. Of these students, 753 are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
Bluefield's largest information systems school is Bluefield College. In 2010, Bluefield College graduated approximately 0 students from its information systems program.
If you decide to attend a information systems school in Bluefield, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,020.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for information systems related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bluefield-based information systems schools, you will have an added expense of $6,826 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,120.
Many information systems graduates choose to work as information systems professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bluefield, your job prospects are good. There were 12,730 information systems professionals working in Virginia and 60 working in the greater Bluefield area in 2010. The number of information systems professionals in Bluefield is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Bluefield is $79,490 per year, which is lower than the average for information systems professionals state-wide.