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 technology programs.
Southern Virginia University is the largest information technology school in Buena Vista, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Information Technology program at Southern Virginia University.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with an information technology degree in Buena Vista. If you decide to attend a information technology school in Buena Vista, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $17,000.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for information technology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,050 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in information technology, if you decide to work as an information technology professional in Buena Vista, your job prospects are good. There were 12,730 information technology professionals working in Virginia and 110 working in the greater Buena Vista area in 2010. The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in Buena Vista will increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in Buena Vista, you can expect to make an average salary of $102,370 per year. This is lower than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.