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2021 Best Information Technology Schools in New York

24 Colleges
$41,994 Avg Salary
$24,875 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Information Technology School for You

Information Technology is the #56 most popular major in New York with 1,575 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

With all the programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. With more and more schools offering online options, you could even register for a great program on the other side of the country. On top of that, there are a considerable number of trade schools that offer fast-track entry to many fields.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Best Information Technology Schools in New York to help you in your search for the best school for you. Our analysis looked at 24 schools in New York to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students.

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2021 Best Information Technology Schools in New York

The colleges and universities below are the best for IT majors pursuing a .

Top 10 Best Information Technology Schools

Our analysis found Rochester Institute of Technology to be the best school for information technology students who want to pursue a degree in New York. Located in the suburb of Rochester, RIT is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population.

The average amount in student loans that IT majors at RIT take out is $27,000. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $280.

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#2

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY

A rank of #2 on this year’s list means Syracuse University is a great place for information technology students. Located in the midsize city of Syracuse, Syracuse is a private not-for-profit school with a very large student population.

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New York University

New York, NY

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend New York University. It ranked #3 on our 2021 Best Information Technology Schools in New York list. Located in the city of New York, NYU is a private not-for-profit college with a very large student population.

While working on their degree, IT majors at NYU accumulate an average of around $72,469 in student debt. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $844, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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A rank of #4 on this year’s list means Columbia University in the City of New York is a great place for information technology students. Columbia is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the city of New York.

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#5

Marist College

Poughkeepsie, NY

The excellent programs at Marist College helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best information technology schools in New York. Located in the suburb of Poughkeepsie, Marist is a private not-for-profit school with a moderately-sized student population.

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Hudson Valley Community College landed the #6 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best information technology programs. Hudson Valley Community College is a large public school located in the city of Troy.

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University at Buffalo

Buffalo, NY

University at Buffalo did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for information technology students. It came in at #7 on the list. University at Buffalo is a very large public school located in the suburb of Buffalo.

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SUNY Polytechnic Institute came in at #8 in this year’s edition of the Best Information Technology Schools in New York ranking. Located in the medium-sized suburb of Utica, SUNY Poly is a public school with a small student population.

After completing their degree, IT graduates from SUNY Poly carry an average student debtload of $20,083. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $208, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Fordham University

Bronx, NY

Fordham University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for information technology students. It came in at #9 on the list. Located in the city of Bronx, Fordham U is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

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Pace University - New York

New York, NY

Pace University - New York did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for information technology students. It came in at #10 on the list. Pace University is a large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of New York.

On average, IT graduates from Pace University take out $25,000 in student loans while working on their degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $259.

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Best Information Technology Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Information Technology Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 1,637
Maryland 2,593
New Jersey 145
District of Columbia 276
Delaware 531

One of 10 majors within the area of study, information technology has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 76,482
Computer Science 47,906
Information Science 17,779
Computer Systems Networking 14,055
Computer Software & Applications 12,793

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 24 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Craig Dennis.

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