Fairmont has a general population of 19,097 and an overall student population of 7,406. Approximately 4,574 of Fairmont's students are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
The largest information systems school in Fairmont, by student population, is Fairmont State University. In 2010, Fairmont State University graduated approximately 8 students from its information systems program.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in information systems from information systems schools in Fairmont in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Fairmont's information systems schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,872 per year in instate tuition and $21,604 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for information systems related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,570 per year, on average, for room and board at Fairmont-based information systems schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in information systems, if you decide to work as an information systems professional in Fairmont, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 700 information systems professionals in West Virginia. Of these information systems professionals, 70 were working in the greater Fairmont area. By the year 2018, the number of information systems professionals is expected to increase by 8% in Fairmont. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information systems professional in Fairmont is $72,130 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for information systems professionals.