Cheney has a total population of 8,832 and a student population of 11,300. Of these students, 11,300 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Of the 1 information technology schools in Cheney, the largest information technology school, by student population, is Eastern Washington University. In 2010, approximately 45 students graduated from the Information Technology program at Eastern Washington University.
In 2010, 45 students graduated with an information technology degree from one of Cheney's information technology schools. Tuition in 2009 at Cheney's information technology schools was $17,838 per year for instate students and $26,556 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,035 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,073 per year, on average, for room and board at Cheney-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,765.
Many information technology graduates choose to work as information technology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Cheney, your job prospects are good. There were 9,260 information technology professionals working in Washington State and 300 working in the greater Cheney area in 2010. Cheney's information technology professional workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in Cheney, you can expect to make an average salary of $97,130 per year. This is lower than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.