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Information Technology Schools in Tennessee

In 2019-2020, 323 students earned their IT degrees in TN.

An Information Technology major is the 82nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Tennessee

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 208
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 208
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 86
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 86
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 86
Post-Master’s Certificate 15
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 15
Associate Degree 9
Bachelor’s Degree 5

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Black or African American: 14.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.9%
  • White: 69.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.0%
  • Other Races: 4.0%
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Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Tennessee

49,520 people in the state and 2,912,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IT.

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Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Tennessee

In this state, IT grads earn an average of $78,650. Nationwide, they make an average of $92,030.

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There are 19 colleges in Tennessee that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 12 below:

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
468 Total Students

95% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
562 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,426. In their early career, TCAT - Jackson grads earn an average salary of $24,200. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
508 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,379. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,000 a year.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
681 Total Students

A typical student attending TCAT - Morristown will pay a net price of $9,948. Graduates earn an average $26,400 after graduation. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
333 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. In their early career, TCAT - Covington grads earn an average salary of $28,400. 24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
22,205 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 68% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.57 years to complete their degree at UofM. This public school has an average net price of $13,248.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
607 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,800 after earning their degree at this institution. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,064 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,500 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending Nashville State Community College will pay a net price of $7,669. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 40% are considered full time.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
219 Total Students

In their early career, TCAT - Ripley grads earn an average salary of $22,200. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,510.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
288 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,300 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,713. 94% of students get financical aid.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
280 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,600 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,102 Total Students

An average student at Strayer University - Tennessee will pay a net price of $22,257. The student to faculty ratio is 28 to 1. In their early career, Strayer University - Tennessee grads earn an average salary of $33,100.

Information Technology Careers in TN

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 38% $79,770
Computer Network Architects 36% $98,770
Computer User Support Specialists 32% $45,730
Web Developers 27% $58,060
Computer and Information Systems Managers 27% $110,200
Database Administrators 23% $77,690
Computer Network Support Specialists 21% $55,540
Computer Workers 21% $72,100
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 15% $75,400
Managers 13% $74,130

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Computer Information Systems 704
Computer Science 692
Computer Systems Networking 141
Computer Software Applications 102
Other Computer Sciences 22
Computer Systems Analysis 19
Information Science 10
Computer Programming 6

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