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Information Technology at Virginia Commonwealth University

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Information Technology at Virginia Commonwealth University

If you are interested in studying information technology, you may want to check out the program at Virginia Commonwealth University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

VCU is located in Richmond, Virginia and approximately 29,757 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.

VCU Information Technology Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in IT

VCU Information Technology Rankings

IT Student Demographics at VCU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the IT majors at Virginia Commonwealth University.

VCU Information Technology Master’s Program

43% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 57% of IT master's degrees went to men and 43% went to women.

VCU Gender Breakdown of Information Technology Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a master's in IT.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Information Technology Majors at Virginia Commonwealth University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 3
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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 VA, the home state for Virginia Commonwealth University.

Occupation Jobs in VA Average Salary in VA
Computer User Support Specialists 19,880 $58,290
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 18,520 $93,860
Managers 17,280 $134,500
Computer Workers 14,580 $105,270
Information Security Analysts 14,180 $111,780


*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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