Virginia Beach has a total population of 425,257 and a student population of 20,302. Of these students, 752 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Virginia Beach's largest information technology school is Bryant and Stratton College-Virginia Beach and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from Bryant and Stratton College-Virginia Beach with credentials in information technology.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with an information technology degree from one of Virginia Beach's information technology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,770 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for information technology related books and supplies each year.
Many information technology graduates choose to work as information technology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Virginia Beach, your job prospects are good. There were 12,730 information technology professionals working in Virginia and 1,200 working in the greater Virginia Beach area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of information technology professionals is expected to increase by 27% in Virginia Beach. This projected 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 Virginia Beach is $102,710 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.