Shepherdstown has a general population of 803 and an overall student population of 4,256. Approximately 4,256 of Shepherdstown's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Of the 1 information technology schools in Shepherdstown, the largest information technology school, by student population, is Shepherd University. In 2010, Shepherd University graduated approximately 13 students with credentials in information technology.
A reported 14 students graduated with credentials in information technology in Shepherdstown in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,562 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Shepherdstown information technology schools was an average of $23,902 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Shepherdstown. And if you live on campus at one of the Shepherdstown-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,228 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Shepherdstown, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 700 information technology professionals in West Virginia. Of these information technology professionals, 14,420 were working in the greater Shepherdstown area. By the year 2018, the number of information technology professionals is expected to increase by 8% in Shepherdstown. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.