With an overall population of 15,859 and a student population of 8,878, approximately 8,878 of Radford students attend one of Radford's schools that offer information technology programs.
The largest information technology school in Radford, by student population, is Radford University. In 2010, Radford University graduated approximately 25 students with credentials in information technology.
A total of 25 students graduated with credentials in information technology from information technology schools in Radford in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Radford's information technology schools was $17,874 per year for instate students and $27,538 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Radford. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,970 per year, on average, for room and board at Radford-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,404.
Many information technology graduates choose to work as information technology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Radford, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 12,730 information technology professionals in Virginia. Of these information technology professionals, 80 were working in the greater Radford area. The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in Radford 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 Radford is $100,420 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.