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Information Technology Schools in Alabama

139 IT students earned their degrees in the state in 2019-2020.

In this state, Information Technology is the 96th most popular major out of a total 247 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Alabama

IT majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 88
Bachelor’s Degree 37
Post-Master’s Certificate 12
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 12
Associate Degree 2

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a IT major is more popular with men than with women.

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of IT majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 25.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.3%
  • White: 47.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 13.7%
  • Other Races: 7.2%
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Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Alabama

In this state, there are 22,820 people employed in jobs related to an IT degree, compared to 2,912,080 nationwide.

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Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Alabama

A typical salary for a IT grad in the state is $83,580, compared to a typical salary of $92,030 nationwide.

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There are 10 colleges in Alabama that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
18,533 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid. The student loan default rate of 8.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 39 to 1.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
9,999 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.62 years. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 6.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
22,563 Total Students

The average student takes 4.44 years to complete their degree at UAB. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,953.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
5,212 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,987. The full-time teacher rate is 97%. The average student takes 4.92 years to complete their degree at AUM.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
4,072 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $22,600 after graduation. 93% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending Alabama State will pay a net price of $13,650.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,738 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 28 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,100 after earning their degree at this institution. This private institution charges an average net price of $24,593.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
30,737 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $24,104. Graduates earn an average $39,500 after graduation.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
4% Graduation Rate
349 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. In their early career, South University, Montgomery grads earn an average salary of $26,900. 11% of the teachers are full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
619 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,900 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

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Talladega College

Talladega
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
1,156 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $20,300 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 5.02 years.

Information Technology Careers in AL

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 37% $89,410
Web Developers 15% $58,100
Computer User Support Specialists 13% $46,010
Computer Network Support Specialists 13% $56,160
Computer and Information Systems Managers 12% $119,120
Database Administrators 10% $80,660
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 6% $72,640
Managers 6% $101,560
Computer Workers 5% $87,980
Computer Network Architects 4% $102,540

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to IT.

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Computer Information Systems 1,482
Information Science 84
Computer Science 50
Computer Systems Networking 18
Computer Programming 2
Computer Software Applications 2

View all majors related to Information Technology

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