With an overall population of 6,349 and a student population of 641, approximately 641 of Buena Vista students attend one of Buena Vista's schools that offer information systems programs.
Buena Vista's largest information systems school is Southern Virginia University. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Information Systems program at Southern Virginia University.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in information systems from information systems schools in Buena Vista in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,000 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information systems program in Buena Vista. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,050 per year, on average, for room and board at Buena Vista-based information systems schools. 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 Buena Vista, your job prospects are good. There were 12,730 information systems professionals working in Virginia and 110 working in the greater Buena Vista area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of information systems professionals is expected to increase by 27% in Buena Vista. 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 Buena Vista is $102,370 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for information systems professionals.