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Information Technology at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona

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Information Technology at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona

What traits are you looking for in a IT school? To help you decide if Pennsylvania State University - Altoona is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's IT program.

In 2019, 21 IT majors received their bachelor's degree from Penn State Altoona.

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.

Penn State Altoona Information Technology Degrees Available

  • Undergrad Certificate in IT (1 - 4 Years)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT

Penn State Altoona Information Technology Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the IT progam at Penn State Altoona compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The IT major at Penn State Altoona is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Information Technology. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Information Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools 6
Most Focused Information Technology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 11
Most Focused Information Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools 29
Best Value Information Technology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 29
Best Value Information Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools 32
Most Focused Information Technology Schools 52
Most Popular Information Technology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 77
Most Focused Information Technology Basic Certificate Schools 300
Most Popular Information Technology Basic Certificate Schools 300

How Much Do IT Graduates from Penn State Altoona Make?

The median salary of IT students who receive their bachelor's degree at Penn State Altoona is $65,000. This is 41% higher than $46,100, which is the national average for all IT bachelor's degree recipients.

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IT Student Demographics at Penn State Altoona

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the IT majors at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona.

Penn State Altoona Information Technology Bachelor’s Program

14% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 21 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in IT from Penn State Altoona in 2019, 86% were men and 14% were women.

Penn State Altoona Gender Breakdown of Information Technology Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 90% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in IT at Penn State Altoona are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Pennsylvania State University - Altoona with a bachelor's in IT.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Information Technology Majors at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 19
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Penn State Altoona also has a doctoral program available in IT. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

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 PA, the home state for Pennsylvania State University - Altoona.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Computer User Support Specialists 22,790 $52,370
Computer Workers 19,010 $87,040
Computer and Information Systems Managers 13,070 $146,860
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 12,760 $77,700
Managers 11,060 $126,290

References

*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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