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2022 Most Popular Information Technology Schools

1,122 Colleges
$39,044 Avg Salary
$25,781 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Information Technology School for You

Information Technology is the #37 most popular major in the country with 38,958 degrees and certificates awarded in 2019-2020.

Today's students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. Along with traditional schools that require in-person attendence, you can attend one of many reputable online schools. Some programs even offer a hybrid experience. Alternatively, you may choose a trade school that prepares you to enter the workforce with knowledge in a specific field.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Most Popular Information Technology Schools to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 1,122 schools in the United States to see which ones were the most popular programs for students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from the Information Technology program at each school on the list.

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

#1

Campbellsville University

Campbellsville, KY

Our 2022 rankings named Campbellsville University the most popular school in the United States for information technology students. Campbellsville University is a large private not-for-profit school located in the town of Campbellsville.

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#2

Western Governors University

Salt Lake City, UT

A rank of #2 on this year’s list means Western Governors University is a great place for information technology students. Located in the large suburb of Salt Lake City, WGU is a private not-for-profit school with a very large student population.

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The excellent programs at University of Maryland Global Campus helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best information technology schools in the United States. Located in the large suburb of Adelphi, UMGC is a public college with a very large student population.

After completing their degree, IT graduates from UMGC carry an average student debt load of $34,387. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $392.

Full Information Technology at University of Maryland Global Campus Report

#4

University of the Cumberlands

Williamsburg, KY

A rank of #4 on this year’s list means University of the Cumberlands is a great place for information technology students. Cumberlands is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the remote town of Williamsburg.

Full Information Technology at University of the Cumberlands Report

The excellent programs at University of Phoenix - Arizona helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best information technology schools in the United States. Located in the large city of Tempe, UOPX - Arizona is a private for-profit school with a very large student population.

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#6

ECPI University

Virginia Beach, VA

ECPI University ranked #6 on this year’s Most Popular Information Technology Schools list. Located in the large city of Virginia Beach, ECPI University is a private for-profit school with a large student population.

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With a ranking of #7, American Public University System did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for information technology students. Located in the town of Charles Town, American Military University is a private for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

Read full report on Information Technology at American Public University System

#8

New York University

New York, NY

New York University ranked #8 on this year’s Most Popular Information Technology Schools list. NYU is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of New York.

While working on their degree, IT majors at NYU accumulate an average of around $72,469 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $844.

Full Information Technology at New York University Report

#9

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville, GA

With a ranking of #9, Gwinnett Technical College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for information technology students. Located in the suburb of Lawrenceville, GTC is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

IT majors at GTC take out an average of $13,470 in student loans while working on their egree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $140.

Full Information Technology at Gwinnett Technical College Report

#10

Wilmington University

New Castle, DE

Wilmington University ranked #10 on this year’s Most Popular Information Technology Schools list. Located in the suburb of New Castle, Wilmington University is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population.

IT majors at Wilmington University take out an average of $19,000 in student loans while working on their egree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $197.

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With a ranking of #11, Clover Park Technical College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for information technology students. Located in the city of Lakewood, CPTC is a public college with a small student population.

Full Information Technology at Clover Park Technical College Report

#12

Purdue University Global

Indianapolis, IN

Purdue University Global did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular schools for information technology students. It came in at #12 on the list. Purdue University Global is a very large public school located in the city of Indianapolis.

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Chattahoochee Technical College ranked #13 on this year’s Most Popular Information Technology Schools list. Located in the suburb of Marietta, Chattahoochee Technical College is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

Full Information Technology at Chattahoochee Technical College Report

Moraine Valley Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular schools for information technology students. It came in at #14 on the list. MVCC is a large public school located in the suburb of Palos Hills.

Full Information Technology at Moraine Valley Community College Report

#15

Green River College

Auburn, WA

Green River College landed the #15 spot in the 2022 rankings for the most popular information technology programs. GRC is a moderately-sized public school located in the small city of Auburn.

Full Information Technology at Green River College Report

#16

St Petersburg College

Clearwater, FL

St Petersburg College came in at #16 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Information Technology Schools ranking. Located in the small city of Clearwater, SPC is a public school with a very large student population.

On average, IT graduates from SPC take out $24,199 in student loans while working on their degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $252, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#17

Champlain College

Burlington, VT

With a ranking of #17, Champlain College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for information technology students. Champlain is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Burlington.

Read full report on Information Technology at Champlain College

#18

MyComputerCareer - Westerville

Westerville, OH

MyComputerCareer - Westerville landed the #18 spot in the 2022 rankings for the most popular information technology programs. Located in the suburb of Westerville, MyComputerCareer - Westerville is a private for-profit school with a small student population.

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#19

College of Southern Nevada

Las Vegas, NV

College of Southern Nevada did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular schools for information technology students. It came in at #19 on the list. Located in the large city of Las Vegas, CSN is a public school with a very large student population.

The average amount in student loans that IT majors at CSN take out is $17,336. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $180, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

Full Information Technology at College of Southern Nevada Report

#20

Capella University

Minneapolis, MN

Capella University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular schools for information technology students. It came in at #20 on the list. Located in the large city of Minneapolis, Capella University is a private for-profit school with a very large student population.

Read full report on Information Technology at Capella University

#21

George Washington University

Washington, DC

George Washington University landed the #21 spot in the 2022 rankings for the most popular information technology programs. Located in the large city of Washington, GWU is a private not-for-profit college with a very large student population.

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#22

San Antonio College

San Antonio, TX

San Antonio College ranked #22 on this year’s Most Popular Information Technology Schools list. San Antonio College is a fairly large public school located in the city of San Antonio.

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The University of Texas at San Antonio came in at #23 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Information Technology Schools ranking. UTSA is a fairly large public school located in the city of San Antonio.

Full Information Technology at The University of Texas at San Antonio Report

Northern Virginia Community College came in at #24 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Information Technology Schools ranking. Northern Virginia Community College is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Annandale.

Full Information Technology at Northern Virginia Community College Report

#25

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, IN

Ivy Tech Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular schools for information technology students. It came in at #25 on the list. Ivy Tech Community College is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Indianapolis.

After completing their degree, IT graduates from Ivy Tech Community College carry an average student debt load of $8,865. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $92.

Full Information Technology at Ivy Tech Community College Report

#26

Bellevue University

Bellevue, NE
#27

Valencia College

Orlando, FL
#31

Edmonds Community College

Lynnwood, WA
#32

Whatcom Community College

Bellingham, WA
#33

Naval Postgraduate School

Monterey, CA
#34

Broward College

Fort Lauderdale, FL
#37

Bossier Parish Community College

Bossier City, LA
#39

Harvard University

Cambridge, MA
#39

Dakota State University

Madison, SD
#41

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA
#42

Saint Cloud State University

Saint Cloud, MN
#44

Central Georgia Technical College

Warner Robins, GA
#45

Palm Beach State College

Lake Worth, FL
#47

National University

La Jolla, CA
#48

Asher College

Sacramento, CA
#49

Portland Community College

Portland, OR
#50

Baker College

Owosso, MI

Additional Award Winners

This list represents the remainder of the schools awarded a Most Popular Information Technology Schools badge. Showing in this list means the school was ranked in the top 15% of the 1122 different United States information technology schools we analyzed.

Rank College Location
51 Tarrant County College District Fort Worth, TX
52 Fox Valley Technical College Appleton, WI
53 John Jay College of Criminal Justice New York, NY
53 Texas State Technical College Waco, TX
55 Columbia University in the City of New York New York, NY
56 Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY
57 Florida State College at Jacksonville Jacksonville, FL
58 Sullivan University Louisville, KY
59 Arizona State University - Skysong Scottsdale, AZ
59 Sans Technology Institute Bethesda, MD
59 Grand Canyon University Phoenix, AZ
62 Mt. Hood Community College Gresham, OR
63 City College of San Francisco San Francisco, CA
64 University of Maryland - Baltimore County Baltimore, MD
64 Western Iowa Tech Community College Sioux City, IA
66 California Technical Academy Riverside, CA
67 Georgetown University Washington, DC
68 Seminole State College of Florida Sanford, FL
69 University of Cincinnati - Main Campus Cincinnati, OH
69 Lindenwood University Saint Charles, MO
69 Georgia Piedmont Technical College Clarkston, GA
72 ABCO Technology Inglewood, CA
73 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Shelbyville Shelbyville, TN
74 Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids, IA
74 University of Washington - Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
76 Capitol Technology University Laurel, MD
77 Laredo College Laredo, TX
77 Temple University Philadelphia, PA
79 DePaul University Chicago, IL
79 Rio Salado College Tempe, AZ
81 Central Washington University Ellensburg, WA
82 Milwaukee Area Technical College Milwaukee, WI
82 Cornell University Ithaca, NY
84 University of Virginia - Main Campus Charlottesville, VA
84 Arizona State University - Tempe Tempe, AZ
86 Tacoma Community College Tacoma, WA
86 The University of Tampa Tampa, FL
86 Hallmark University San Antonio, TX
89 Davenport University Grand Rapids, MI
89 Pensacola State College Pensacola, FL
91 College of Western Idaho Nampa, ID
92 Saint Leo University Saint Leo, FL
92 Augusta University Augusta, GA
94 Columbus Technical College Columbus, GA
95 Kiamichi Technology Center-McAlester McAlester, OK
95 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
97 Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Valdosta, GA
97 SUNY Westchester Community College Valhalla, NY
99 Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh, PA
99 Community College of Baltimore County Baltimore, MD
101 Syracuse University Syracuse, NY
101 Montgomery College Rockville, MD
103 Kennesaw State University Kennesaw, GA
104 South Georgia Technical College Americus, GA
104 Fordham University Bronx, NY
106 Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis, MO
106 Collin County Community College District McKinney, TX
108 Georgia Northwestern Technical College Rome, GA
108 Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey Monterey, CA
108 North Central State College Mansfield, OH
111 Old Dominion University Norfolk, VA
112 Atlanta Technical College Atlanta, GA
113 Northcentral Technical College Wausau, WI
113 Waukesha County Technical College Pewaukee, WI
113 Spokane Community College Spokane, WA
113 Gateway Technical College Kenosha, WI
117 Towson University Towson, MD
117 Columbia Basin College Pasco, WA
117 Texas A&M University - College Station College Station, TX
117 University of Nebraska at Omaha Omaha, NE
117 University of Dallas Irving, TX
122 Southern Crescent Technical College Griffin, GA
122 Hillsborough Community College Tampa, FL
122 Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus Atlanta, GA
122 West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester, PA
126 Illinois State University Normal, IL
126 Lane Community College Eugene, OR
126 Berkeley College - New York New York, NY
129 Rasmussen University - Florida Ocala, FL
129 Ottawa University - Phoenix Phoenix, AZ
131 Utah Valley University Orem, UT
131 Pace University - New York New York, NY
133 Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network Boston, MA
134 Miami Dade College Miami, FL
134 Savannah College of Art and Design Savannah, GA
136 CCI Training Center, Arlington Arlington, TX
136 University at Albany Albany, NY
136 Southern Regional Technical College Thomasville, GA
136 Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti, MI
140 Prince George’s Community College Largo, MD
141 College of Southern Maryland La Plata, MD
141 County College of Morris Randolph, NJ
141 Career Technical Institute Washington, DC
144 Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg, PA
144 Strayer University - Virginia Arlington, VA
146 Georgia College & State University Milledgeville, GA
146 Full Sail University Winter Park, FL
148 Hennepin Technical College Brooklyn Park, MN
148 Drexel University Philadelphia, PA
150 Lewis University Romeoville, IL
150 University of Nevada - Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
150 Baltimore City Community College Baltimore, MD
153 Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga, CA
153 University of Alabama in Huntsville Huntsville, AL
153 Everett Community College Everett, WA
156 Hood College Frederick, MD
156 Tulsa Technology Center Tulsa, OK
158 Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology Okmulgee, OK
158 Long Beach City College Long Beach, CA
158 Coastline Community College Fountain Valley, CA
158 Norwich University Northfield, VT
162 North Carolina A & T State University Greensboro, NC
162 Concordia University, Saint Paul Saint Paul, MN
162 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL
162 Wichita Technical Institute Wichita, KS
162 Hinds Community College Raymond, MS
162 City Colleges of Chicago - Wilbur Wright College Chicago, IL
162 Spoon River College Canton, IL

Honorable Mentions

Here are some additional popular schools for Information Technology students that almost earned our Most Popular Information Technology Schools award.

Rank College Location
169 Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Shell Lake, WI
169 University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Norman, OK
171 Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis, MN
171 Iowa State University Ames, IA
171 Yavapai College Prescott, AZ
171 St John’s University - New York Queens, NY
171 Ferris State University Big Rapids, MI
171 Albany Technical College Albany, GA
171 Savannah Technical College Savannah, GA
178 New England Institute of Technology East Greenwich, RI
178 Eastern Florida State College Cocoa, FL
178 Sinclair Community College Dayton, OH
178 Marymount University Arlington, VA
178 West Georgia Technical College Waco, GA
178 University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte, NC
184 Carroll Community College Westminster, MD
184 Salt Lake Community College Salt Lake City, UT
184 Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny, IA
184 Harford Community College Bel Air, MD
184 Henry Ford College Dearborn, MI
184 Prairie State College Chicago Heights, IL
190 St Philip’s College San Antonio, TX
190 Chippewa Valley Technical College Eau Claire, WI
190 MTI College Sacramento, CA
190 Michigan State University East Lansing, MI
194 University of Central Missouri Warrensburg, MO
194 Saint Johns River State College Palatka, FL
194 Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Martinsburg, WV
194 Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Bloomsburg, PA
198 National University College Bayamon, PR
198 Santa Fe College Gainesville, FL
198 Lake Superior College Duluth, MN
201 Southeast Technical College Sioux Falls, SD
201 Orange County Community College Middletown, NY
201 Southwestern Illinois College Belleville, IL
201 Spokane Falls Community College Spokane, WA
201 Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Cincinnati, OH
201 North Seattle College Seattle, WA
207 Quinsigamond Community College Worcester, MA
207 Indiana Wesleyan University - National & Global Marion, IN
207 Parkland College Champaign, IL
210 Grossmont College El Cajon, CA
210 University of Detroit Mercy Detroit, MI
210 Estrella Mountain Community College Avondale, AZ
210 Grantham University Lenexa, KS
210 Grayson College Denison, TX
210 Mercy College Dobbs Ferry, NY
210 Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA
217 Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport, PA
217 Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology Wichita, KS
217 University of Washington - Tacoma Campus Tacoma, WA
217 Central New Mexico Community College Albuquerque, NM
221 Washington State Community College Marietta, OH
221 Gulf Coast State College Panama City, FL
221 Missouri State University - Springfield Springfield, MO
221 Elgin Community College Elgin, IL
221 Brandeis University Waltham, MA
221 Rockland Community College Suffern, NY

Information Technology by Region

View the Most Popular Information Technology Schools for a specific region near you.

Region
Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 81,384
Computer Science 53,722
Information Science 18,368
Computer Systems Networking 14,814
Computer Software & Applications 13,180

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • 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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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