Norfolk, Virginia has 3 information technology schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in information technology. Norfolk has a total population of 234,403 and a student population of 64,591. Of these students, 61,453 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
The largest information technology school in Norfolk, by student population, is Old Dominion University. In 2010, approximately 86 students graduated from the Information Technology program at Old Dominion University.
A total of 159 students graduated with credentials in information technology from information technology schools in Norfolk in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Norfolk's information technology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,275 per year in instate tuition and $29,285 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,266 for information technology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,598 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,855.
Many information technology graduates choose to work as information technology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Norfolk, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 information technology professionals in Virginia were working in the greater Norfolk area. The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in Norfolk will increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information technology professional in Norfolk is $102,710 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.
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