Winchester has a total population of 23,585 and a student population of 3,619. Of these students, 3,619 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Of the 1 information technology schools in Winchester, the largest information technology school, by student population, is Shenandoah University. In 2010, Shenandoah University graduated approximately 7 students from its information technology program.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with an information technology certificate in Winchester. If you decide to attend a information technology school in Winchester, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $25,450.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Winchester. And if you live on campus at one of the Winchester-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $8,600 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many information technology graduates choose to work as information technology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Winchester, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 87 information technology professionals in Virginia were working in the greater Winchester area. The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in Winchester will increase by 27% by the year 2018. 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 Winchester is $113,440 per year, which is higher than the average for information technology professionals state-wide.