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Information Technology Schools in Georgia

2,237 IT students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Information Technology is the 18th most popular major in the state out of a total 302 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1,029
Associate’s Degree 566
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 374
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 374
Master’s Degree 133
Bachelor’s Degree 116
Post-Master’s Certificate 19
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 19

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.4%
  • Black or African American: 33.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.9%
  • White: 47.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.2%
  • Other Races: 5.3%
Information Technology Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Georgia

There are 103,810 people in the state and 2,912,080 people in the nation working in IT jobs.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Georgia

In this state, IT grads earn an average of $90,140. Nationwide, they make an average of $92,030.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 42 colleges in Georgia that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville
376 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,539 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $8,213. Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 18% are considered full time.

339 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,184 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Graduates earn an average $24,400 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

204 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,237 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $22,100 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,274.

160 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,244 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $20,000 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
8,650 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $13,438. 91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate is 6.10% which is lower than average.

85 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
37,807 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. It takes the average student 4.88 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 63% are considered full time.

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,616 Total Students

91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending Georgia Northwestern Technical College will pay a net price of $2,172.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,797 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $2,086. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 93% of students get financical aid.

74 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,117 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 36%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $19,600 a year.

74 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,246 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $23,800 after graduation. 92% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

Information Technology Careers in GA

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 23% $90,600
Computer Workers 13% $85,280
Computer and Information Systems Managers 13% $136,190
Web Developers 12% $78,070
Computer User Support Specialists 12% $49,830
Database Administrators 10% $92,020
Managers 9% $109,920
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 6% $82,930
Computer Network Support Specialists 6% $68,530
Computer Network Architects 5% $114,350

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Computer Information Systems 3,460
Computer Science 1,259
Data Processing 599
Data Entry 575
Computer Programming 492
Information Science 431
Computer Software Applications 359
Computer Systems Networking 59

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