Cheyenne has a total population of 53,011 and a student population of 5,117. Of these students, 4,905 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
The largest information technology school in Cheyenne, by student population, is Laramie County Community College. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Information Technology program at Laramie County Community College.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with an information technology degree from one of Cheyenne's information technology schools. Tuition in 2009 at Cheyenne's information technology schools was $11,560 per year for instate students and $14,824 per year for out of state students.
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 technology 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 technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,134.
After graduating with your credentials in information technology, if you decide to work as an information technology professional in Cheyenne, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 information technology professionals in Wyoming were working in the greater Cheyenne area. The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in Cheyenne will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information technology professional in Cheyenne is $76,560 per year, which is lower than the average for information technology professionals state-wide.