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Information Technology Schools in Pennsylvania

In 2018-2019, 1,637 students earned their IT degrees in PA.

An Information Technology major is the 33rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 650
Associate’s Degree 331
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 258
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 258
Master’s Degree 231
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 85
Post-Master’s Certificate 82
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 82

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.7%
  • Black or African American: 5.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.2%
  • White: 65.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 10.4%
  • Other Races: 5.3%
Information Technology Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Pennsylvania

In this state, there are 105,170 people employed in jobs related to an IT degree, compared to 2,912,080 nationwide.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Pennsylvania

IT grads earn an average of $84,510 in the state and $92,030 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 60 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

389 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
91,427 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 4.90% which is lower than average. 65% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $30,996.

161 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
32,686 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $28,758. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 3.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

146 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,100 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $22,892. Most students complete their degree in 4.33 years.

114 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
14,180 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $32,674. 59% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $69,800 a year.

#5

Temple University

Philadelphia
81 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
38,794 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.44 years to graduate. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 5.10% which is lower than average.

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,031 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,292. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,300 after earning their degree at this institution. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
17,669 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 79% of students receive it. It takes the average student 4.39 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,900 a year.

#8

Drexel University

Philadelphia
59 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
24,205 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $33,631. The 3.10% student loan default rate is lower than average.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,422 Total Students

17% of the teachers are full time. 80% of students get financical aid. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
873 Total Students

In their early career, YTI grads earn an average salary of $28,600. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $15,327. 90% of students get financical aid.

Information Technology Careers in PA

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 26% $95,580
Web Developers 11% $68,430
Computer User Support Specialists 10% $49,800
Database Administrators 10% $81,170
Computer and Information Systems Managers 10% $139,180
Computer Workers 7% $84,660
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 5% $75,240
Computer Network Architects 4% $99,860
Computer Network Support Specialists 4% $61,270
Managers 3% $116,820

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Computer Information Systems 3,352
Information Science 1,710
Computer Science 1,542
Computer Software Applications 398
Computer Systems Networking 268
Computer Programming 182
Computer Systems Analysis 35
Other Computer Sciences 32

View all majors related to Information Technology

View Nationwide Information Technology Report

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