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Information Technology Schools in Tennessee

372 IT students earned their degrees in the state in 2020-2021.

In this state, Information Technology is the 149th most popular major out of a total 274 majors commonly available.

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 1 to 2 Years 201
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 201
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 134
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 134
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 134
Post-Master’s Certificate 18
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 18
Associate Degree 10
Bachelor’s Degree 7
Master’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Black or African American: 14.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.5%
  • White: 71.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.2%
  • Other Races: 5.4%

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.


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.


There are 6 colleges in Tennessee that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

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

98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.57 years to complete their degree at UofM. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,243 a year.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,102 Total Students

An average student at Strayer University - Tennessee will pay a net price of $26,091. 12% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 28 to 1.


South College

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
5,171 Total Students

94% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.00 years.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
1,918 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. The 6.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. 97% of the teachers are full time.


Lipscomb University

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
4,884 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
2,188 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.10%. The average student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree at FHU.

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 Science 820
Computer Information Systems 754
Computer Software Applications 89
Computer Systems Analysis 75
Information Science 11
Other Computer Sciences 7
Computer Systems Networking 2

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