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Information Technology Schools in Minnesota

834 students earned IT degrees in Minnesota in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Information Technology is the 31st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 233
Master’s Degree 217
Associate’s Degree 210
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 73
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 37
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 37
Post-Master’s Certificate 34
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 34
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 30
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 30
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 30

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in MN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.3%
  • Black or African American: 14.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.6%
  • White: 50.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 11.2%
  • Other Races: 11.3%
Information Technology Majors in MN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Minnesota

In this state, there are 60,380 people employed in jobs related to an IT degree, compared to 2,912,080 nationwide.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. MN

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Minnesota

In this state, IT grads earn an average of $85,620. Nationwide, they make an average of $92,030.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 31 colleges in Minnesota that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Capella University

Minneapolis
317 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
37,171 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 14% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $43,000 after graduation.

158 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
13,928 Total Students

A typical student attending St. Cloud State University will pay a net price of $14,449. The student loan default rate is 4.60% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 64% are considered full time.

#3

Hennepin Technical College

Brooklyn Park
59 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,762 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $12,878. In their early career, Hennepin Technical College grads earn an average salary of $33,100. The full-time teacher rate is 51%.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,951 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 45% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,115. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,200 a year.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
7,861 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 5.27 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. A typical student attending Metropolitan State University will pay a net price of $15,549.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,523 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 45% are considered full time. In their early career, DCTC grads earn an average salary of $35,900.

#7

South Central College

North Mankato
26 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,746 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,184. The full-time teacher rate is 51%. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,281 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,527. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. 77% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
13% Graduation Rate
4,124 Total Students

An average student at Rasmussen College - Minnesota will pay a net price of $17,114. Graduates earn an average $27,500 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

#9

Century College

White Bear Lake
19 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,891 Total Students

75% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

Information Technology Careers in MN

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 24% $95,360
Computer Network Support Specialists 11% $59,610
Computer Workers 10% $77,560
Database Administrators 9% $90,100
Computer and Information Systems Managers 8% $138,310
Web Developers 8% $77,880
Managers 7% $118,410
Computer User Support Specialists 6% $53,770
Computer Network Architects 5% $108,640
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 4% $82,310

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Computer Science 1,221
Computer Information Systems 741
Computer Systems Networking 316
Computer Software Applications 238
Computer Programming 205
Information Science 151
Computer Systems Analysis 148
Other Computer Sciences 23

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