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Information Technology Schools in New Jersey

In 2019-2020, 209 students earned their IT degrees in NJ.

In terms of popularity, Information Technology is the 106th most popular major in the state out of a total 285 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate Degree 80
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 58
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 58
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 58
Master’s Degree 39
Bachelor’s Degree 30
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 2
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 2

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of IT majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 7.2%
  • Black or African American: 5.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 18.2%
  • White: 39.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 19.6%
  • Other Races: 10.0%
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Jobs for Information Technology Grads in New Jersey

91,100 people in the state and 2,912,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IT.

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Wages for Information Technology Jobs in New Jersey

In this state, IT grads earn an average of $99,210. Nationwide, they make an average of $92,030.

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There are 20 colleges in New Jersey that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,697 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,600 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 56% of students receive it. The student loan default rate is 8.30% which is lower than average.

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22 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,409 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,195. 27% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,200 a year.

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18 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,438 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 52% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,156.

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18 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
11,652 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 56% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. The average student takes 4.51 years to complete their degree at NJIT.

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15 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
2,625 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.38 years. This private institution charges an average net price of $15,483. 100% of the teachers are full time.

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9 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
7,257 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 0.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.49 years to graduate. 100% of the teachers are full time.

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Monmouth University

West Long Branch
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
5,674 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.19 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it.

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5 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,039 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid.

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4 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,080 Total Students

A typical student attending RVCC will pay a net price of $6,917. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time.

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4 Degrees in Major Awarded
995 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,054. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,100 a year. 67% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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Information Technology Careers in NJ

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 21% $118,760
Web Developers 9% $78,010
Computer and Information Systems Managers 8% $161,450
Database Administrators 8% $110,150
Computer Workers 7% $99,500
Computer User Support Specialists 7% $60,310
Managers 7% $127,510
Computer Network Support Specialists 4% $81,150

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Computer Information Systems 2,718
Information Science 754
Computer Science 722
Computer Systems Networking 552
Computer Programming 156
Computer Software Applications 79
Computer Systems Analysis 29
Other Computer Sciences 13

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