With an overall population of 563,374 and a student population of 95,293, approximately 45,943 of Seattle students attend one of Seattle's schools that offer information technology programs.
Of the 1 information technology schools in Seattle, the largest information technology school, by student population, is University of Washington-Seattle Campus. In 2010, approximately 100 students graduated from the Information Technology program at University of Washington-Seattle Campus.
In 2010, 261 students graduated with an information technology degree in Seattle. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,445 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Seattle information technology schools was an average of $37,120 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,035 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Seattle-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $9,693 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,496.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Seattle, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 information technology professionals in Washington State were working in the greater Seattle area. The number of information technology professionals in Seattle is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.