Wisconsin contains 30 schools that offer information technology programs. University of Wisconsin-Madison, the highest-ranking information technology school in WI, has a total student population of 41,654 and is the 23rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 30 information technology schools in Wisconsin, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Milwaukee Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,701/yr), with Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,721/yr.
Information Technology students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 90 employed computer and information scientists, research earning an average yearly salary of $123,320. All other information and record clerks in this state earn $31,720/yr and there are 3,680 employed.
Also, within the information technology schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from information technology, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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