Fredericksburg has a general population of 19,279 and an overall student population of 5,710. Approximately 5,381 of Fredericksburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Fredericksburg's largest information technology school is University of Mary Washington. In 2010, University of Mary Washington graduated approximately 23 students with credentials in information technology.
A reported 23 students graduated with credentials in information technology in Fredericksburg in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Fredericksburg's information technology schools was $18,500 per year for instate students and $30,228 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for information technology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,776 per year, on average, for room and board at Fredericksburg-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,240.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Fredericksburg, your job prospects are good. There were 12,730 information technology professionals working in Virginia and 14,420 working in the greater Fredericksburg area in 2010. The number of information technology professionals in Fredericksburg is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.