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Information Technology Schools in New York

1,575 students earned IT degrees in New York in the 2018-2019 year.

An Information Technology major is the 56th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 652
Bachelor’s Degree 445
Associate’s Degree 327
Post-Master’s Certificate 82
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 82
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 45
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 45
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 24

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.5%
  • Black or African American: 9.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.0%
  • White: 40.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 23.2%
  • Other Races: 6.3%
Information Technology Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in New York

162,450 people in the state and 2,912,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IT.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in New York

IT grads earn an average of $94,940 in the state and $92,030 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 67 colleges in New York that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

345 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
51,847 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 51% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. This private school has an average net price of $42,397.

116 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
16,463 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $30,068. The full-time teacher rate is 71%. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

106 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
31,077 Total Students

In their early career, Columbia grads earn an average salary of $66,500. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time. This private school has an average net price of $22,637.

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,535 Total Students

19% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $7,524.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
30,008 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Graduates earn an average $54,700 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 4.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
15,394 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 34% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,700 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate of 7.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
17,944 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.16 years. The 4.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
22,803 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $34,472. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. The student loan default rate of 3.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
16,515 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. In their early career, Fordham U grads earn an average salary of $49,100. The student loan default rate of 2.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#10

Mercy College

Dobbs Ferry
46 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
9,031 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.60 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.20%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $13,774.

Information Technology Careers in NY

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 28% $113,650
Web Developers 20% $71,730
Computer User Support Specialists 15% $56,010
Computer and Information Systems Managers 15% $170,210
Database Administrators 13% $94,460
Computer Workers 11% $90,430
Managers 10% $109,910
Computer Network Support Specialists 9% $74,540
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 8% $90,100
Computer Network Architects 7% $111,280

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Computer Information Systems 6,188
Computer Science 4,220
Information Science 2,223
Computer Software Applications 1,300
Computer Programming 333
Other Computer Sciences 191
Computer Systems Networking 188
Data Processing 183

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