Richlands has a total population of 4,144 and a student population of 7,710. Of these students, 3,855 are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
The largest information systems school in Richlands, by student population, is Southwest Virginia Community College. In 2010, Southwest Virginia Community College graduated approximately 11 students from its information systems program.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in information systems from information systems schools in Richlands in 2010. If you decide to attend a information systems school in Richlands, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,638.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for information systems related books and supplies each year.
Many information systems graduates choose to work as information systems professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Richlands, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 12,730 information systems professionals in Virginia. Of these information systems professionals, 60 were working in the greater Richlands area. The government projects that the number of information systems professionals in Richlands will increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Richlands is $79,490 per year, which is lower than the average for information systems professionals state-wide.