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Information Technology Schools in North Carolina

337 IT students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Information Technology is the 83rd most popular major in the state out of a total 284 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in North Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 129
Master’s Degree 97
Associate’s Degree 67
Bachelor’s Degree 44

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of IT majors in North Carolina is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Black or African American: 37.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.7%
  • White: 43.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.6%
  • Other Races: 6.5%
Information Technology Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in North Carolina

There are 85,020 people in the state and 2,912,080 people in the nation working in IT jobs.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in North Carolina

A typical salary for a IT grad in the state is $88,650, compared to a typical salary of $92,030 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 27 colleges in North Carolina that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

117 Degrees in Major Awarded
55 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
12,142 Total Students

97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.72 years. 64% of the teachers are full time.

#3

Campbell University

Buies Creek
33 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
6,448 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.31 years to graduate. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $21,434. The student loan default rate of 4.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
28,718 Total Students

In their early career, ECU grads earn an average salary of $34,900. This public school has an average net price of $16,506. Most students complete their degree in 4.52 years.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,872 Total Students

45% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $7,429. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
29,710 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 6.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 71% of the teachers are full time.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
100% Graduation Rate
1,867 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it. An average student at MMC Wilmington will pay a net price of $24,596. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,534 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $21,100 after graduation.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
5,703 Total Students

16% of the teachers are full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $24,150. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 47 to 1.

#10

Guilford College

Greensboro
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
1,576 Total Students

The 7.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $23,758.

Information Technology Careers in NC

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 33% $103,470
Web Developers 19% $68,520
Computer and Information Systems Managers 19% $135,740
Database Administrators 16% $93,280
Computer User Support Specialists 16% $48,290
Computer Network Support Specialists 13% $60,820
Managers 12% $113,560
Computer Workers 12% $86,770
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 11% $81,370
Computer Network Architects 8% $106,170

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Computer Information Systems 4,818
Computer Science 2,416
Computer Systems Networking 1,766
Computer Software Applications 328
Information Science 238
Computer Programming 56
Computer Systems Analysis 4

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