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Information Technology Schools in Texas

In 2019-2020, 1,643 students earned their IT degrees in TX.

In terms of popularity, Information Technology is the 55th most popular major in the state out of a total 312 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 468
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 468
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 468
Bachelor’s Degree 423
Associate Degree 397
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 190
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 190
Master’s Degree 159
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.4%
  • Black or African American: 14.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 35.2%
  • White: 34.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.4%
  • Other Races: 7.0%
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Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Texas

In this state, there are 218,320 people employed in jobs related to an IT degree, compared to 2,912,080 nationwide.

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Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Texas

In this state, IT grads earn an average of $90,290. Nationwide, they make an average of $92,030.

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There are 57 colleges in Texas that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

199 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
34,742 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 7.20% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 71% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 87% get financial aid.

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187 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,654 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,114. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 8.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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San Antonio College

San Antonio
151 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,231 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,882. 24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

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Laredo College

Laredo
103 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,292 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,222. 29 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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80 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
70,418 Total Students

The 2.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 87% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.36 years to complete their degree at Texas A&M College Station.

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76 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
2,489 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. The 2.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 62%.

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73 Degrees in Major Awarded
35,390 Total Students

23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 49% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,800 a year.

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#8

Hallmark University

San Antonio
62 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
987 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $11,213. 27% of the teachers are full time. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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48 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
47,090 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.30%. Most students complete their degree in 4.59 years. A typical student attending UH will pay a net price of $12,838.

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44 Degrees in Major Awarded
200 Total Students

The 8.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $16,879.

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Information Technology Careers in TX

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 33% $100,490
Web Developers 19% $70,630
Computer and Information Systems Managers 19% $145,880
Computer User Support Specialists 18% $47,960
Database Administrators 18% $93,200
Computer Workers 16% $88,460
Managers 15% $113,510
Computer Network Support Specialists 14% $69,190
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 13% $84,640
Computer Network Architects 13% $120,820

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Computer Information Systems 6,429
Information Science 1,888
Computer Science 1,633
Computer Systems Networking 926
Computer Programming 754
Computer Software Applications 670
Data Processing 341
Computer Systems Analysis 254

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