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2021 Best Information Technology Schools in Alabama

5 Colleges
$27,467 Avg Salary
$23,913 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Information Technology School for You

Information Technology is the #96 most popular major in Alabama with 120 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

Today's students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.

To help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Course Advisor has developed this Best Information Technology Schools in Alabama ranking. This report analyzed 5 schools in Alabama to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Information Technology Schools in Alabama

The following schools top our list of the Best Information Technology Colleges.

Top Alabama Schools in IT

#1

Auburn University

Auburn, AL

Our analysis found Auburn University to be the best school for information technology students who want to pursue a degree in Alabama. Located in the city of Auburn, Auburn is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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The excellent programs at University of Alabama in Huntsville helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the best information technology schools in Alabama. UAH is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Huntsville.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend University of Alabama at Birmingham. It ranked #3 on our 2021 Best Information Technology Schools in Alabama list. Located in the medium-sized city of Birmingham, UAB is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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#4

Columbia Southern University

Orange Beach, AL

The excellent programs at Columbia Southern University helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best information technology schools in Alabama. Columbia Southern University is a fairly large private for-profit school located in the fringe town of Orange Beach.

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A rank of #5 on this year’s list means Strayer University - Alabama is a great place for information technology students. Located in the medium-sized city of Birmingham, Strayer University - Alabama is a private for-profit school with a small student population.

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Best Information Technology Colleges in the Southeast Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Georgia 2,237
Florida 2,315
Virginia 1,247
North Carolina 337
Tennessee 192
South Carolina 85
Kentucky 2,108
Louisiana 92
Arkansas 76
Mississippi 83
West Virginia 806

Information Technology is one of 10 different types of programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to IT

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 5 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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