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Information Technology Schools in Rhode Island

91 students earned IT degrees in Rhode Island in the 2020-2021 year.

As a degree choice, Information Technology is the 66th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Rhode Island

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 49
Bachelor’s Degree 24
Associate Degree 10
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 4
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4
Post-Master’s Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of IT majors in Rhode Island is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.3%
  • Black or African American: 4.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.5%
  • White: 56.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 15.4%
  • Other Races: 15.4%

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Rhode Island

9,180 people in the state and 2,912,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IT.


Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Rhode Island

IT grads earn an average of $90,600 in the state and $92,030 nationwide.


There are 5 colleges in Rhode Island that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,031 Total Students

The 2.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $35,654. 91% of students get financical aid.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
17,649 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $18,638. The student loan default rate is 4.30% which is lower than average. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
5,676 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years. This private school has an average net price of $28,582.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
4,702 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.13 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $51,017 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.70%.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,684 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, CCRI grads earn an average salary of $32,333. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

Information Technology Careers in RI

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Computer User Support Specialists 11% $53,480
Computer and Information Systems Managers 11% $141,670
Computer Workers 11% $79,840
Computer Network Support Specialists 10% $53,320
Database Administrators 9% $93,780
Computer Network Architects 9% $120,770
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 5% $87,290
Managers 4% $114,950

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Computer Science 390
Computer Information Systems 176
Computer Software Applications 117
Computer Programming 79
Computer Systems Networking 54
Other Computer Sciences 8

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