If you are interested in pursuing information technology, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 information technology schools in Richmond, Virginia. With an overall population of 197,790 and a student population of 50,842, approximately 44,901 of Richmond students attend one of Richmond's schools that offer information technology programs.
Of the 2 information technology schools in Richmond, the largest information technology school, by student population, is Virginia Commonwealth University. In 2010, approximately 106 students graduated from the Information Technology program at Virginia Commonwealth University.
In 2010, 178 students graduated with an information technology degree from one of Richmond's information technology schools. If you decide to attend one of Richmond's information technology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $23,731 per year in instate tuition and $37,365 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,837 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,335 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,770.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Richmond, 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 Richmond area. Richmond's information technology professional workforce is projected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
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