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Information Technology Schools in Iowa

347 students earned IT degrees in Iowa in the 2018-2019 year.

An Information Technology major is the 39th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Iowa

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 115
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 99
Master’s Degree 68
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 51
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 51
Bachelor’s Degree 9
Post-Master’s Certificate 5
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 5

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.3%
  • Black or African American: 6.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.6%
  • White: 70.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.8%
  • Other Races: 7.8%
Information Technology Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Iowa

23,140 people in the state and 2,912,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IT.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Iowa

In this state, IT grads earn an average of $78,810. Nationwide, they make an average of $92,030.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in Iowa that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 12 below:

134 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,788 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 99%. 85% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $29,500 after graduation.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
33,372 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.46 years. 84% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,140.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,976 Total Students

A typical student attending Western Iowa Tech Community College will pay a net price of $7,992. In their early career, Western Iowa Tech Community College grads earn an average salary of $26,900. 34% of the teachers are full time.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,258 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. A typical student attending DMACC will pay a net price of $10,084. 72% of students get financical aid.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
2,968 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $24,895. It takes the average student 4.17 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,002 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,112 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,886. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 81% of students get financical aid.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,894 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,977 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Graduates earn an average $27,900 after graduation. 100% of the teachers are full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,612 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $8,203. 29% of the teachers are full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
10,477 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.90%. 81% of students get financical aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,035 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,747. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Information Technology Careers in IA

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 34% $78,500
Database Administrators 19% $91,400
Web Developers 18% $52,170
Computer User Support Specialists 16% $46,830
Computer and Information Systems Managers 14% $123,450
Computer Workers 13% $74,810
Computer Network Support Specialists 13% $54,040
Computer Network Architects 12% $100,670
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 8% $71,930
Managers 6% $90,210

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Computer Science 739
Computer Information Systems 732
Computer Programming 165
Computer Systems Networking 97
Computer Software Applications 74
Information Science 14
Data Processing 12
Computer Systems Analysis 12

View all majors related to Information Technology

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