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Information Technology at Columbia University in the City of New York

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Information Technology at Columbia University in the City of New York

If you plan to study information technology, take a look at what Columbia University in the City of New York has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Columbia is located in New York, New York and approximately 30,135 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Information Technology section at the bottom of this page.

Columbia Information Technology Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in IT

Columbia Information Technology Rankings

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IT Student Demographics at Columbia

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the IT majors at Columbia University in the City of New York.

Columbia Information Technology Master’s Program

42% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 106 students who earned a master's degree in Information Technology from Columbia in 2020-2021, 58% were men and 42% were women.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York with a master's in IT.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 23
Black or African American 9
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 20
International Students 44
Other Races/Ethnicities 10

Careers That IT Grads May Go Into

A degree in IT can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Columbia University in the City of New York.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Computer User Support Specialists 45,190 $60,160
Computer and Information Systems Managers 27,070 $190,310
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 25,940 $94,940
Managers 16,600 $124,160
Computer Network Support Specialists 12,930 $79,200


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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