With an overall population of 53,011 and a student population of 5,117, approximately 4,905 of Cheyenne students attend one of Cheyenne's schools that offer information systems programs.
Laramie County Community College is the largest information systems school in Cheyenne, based on student population. Approximately 16 students graduated in 2010 from Laramie County Community College with credentials in information systems.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with an information systems degree from one of Cheyenne's information systems schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,560 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cheyenne information systems schools was an average of $14,824 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,066 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information systems program in Cheyenne. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,832 per year, on average, for room and board at Cheyenne-based information systems schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,134.
Many information systems graduates choose to work as information systems professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Cheyenne, your job prospects are good. There were 190 information systems professionals working in Wyoming and 60 working in the greater Cheyenne area in 2010. The government projects that the number of information systems professionals in Cheyenne will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.
As an information systems professional in Cheyenne, you can expect to make an average salary of $76,560 per year. This is lower than the average salary for information systems professionals in the state.