Rhode Island contains eight schools that offer information technology programs. Brown University, the highest-ranking information technology school in RI, has a total student population of 8,574 and is the 9th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 information technology schools in Rhode Island, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bryant University comes out as the most expensive ($29,338/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Information Technology students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 340 employed computer and information scientists, research earning an average yearly salary of $103,660. All other information and record clerks in this state earn $35,100/yr and there are 670 employed.
Also, within the information technology schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from information technology, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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