Oakdale, NY has one information technology school within its city limits. Dowling College has a total student population of 5,532. It is the 4021st highest ranked school in the USA and the 271st highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
Information Technology students from Oakdale schools who go on to become information technologists, information assurance specialists, computer and information scientists, information systems security analysts, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 212,090 people working as all other information and record clerks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,300. Also, Computer and information scientists, research make on average $105,370 per year and there are about 26,130 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nassau-Suffolk Metropolitan area alone, there are 80 employed computer and information scientists, research earning an average salary of $97,220. All other information and record clerks in this area earn $37,510/yr and there are 1,350 employed.
Oakdale lies in Suffolk county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Nassau-Suffolk Metropolitan area has 1,225,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $24.13/hr average worker wage, and a $50,190 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.098 out of every 1000 jobs in Oakdale are held by all other information and record clerks, and 0.062/1000 are held by computer and information scientists, research.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dowling College ends up costing a student $19,161/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Oakdale|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||26.0 miles|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||33.6 miles|
|Far Rockaway||NY||-||2||14.0585||4||33.7 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||35.7 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||37.7 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||38.0 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||38.0 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||39.1 miles|