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Information Technology Schools in Texas

In 2018-2019, 1,435 students earned their IT degrees in TX.

In this state, Information Technology is the 55th most popular major 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
Associate’s Degree 423
Bachelor’s Degree 349
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 284
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 193
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 193
Master’s Degree 173
Post-Master’s Certificate 13
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 13

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.6%
  • Black or African American: 12.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 35.3%
  • White: 38.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.0%
  • Other Races: 4.2%
Information Technology Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

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.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Texas

A typical salary for a IT grad in the state is $90,290, compared to a typical salary of $92,030 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

199 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
32,594 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 73% are considered full time. 83% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.82 years to complete their degree at UTSA.

187 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,720 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 8.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. 85% of the teachers are full time.

#3

San Antonio College

San Antonio
151 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,499 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 44% are considered full time. A typical student attending San Antonio College will pay a net price of $4,642. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

103 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,200 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid. In their early career, Laredo Community College grads earn an average salary of $23,900. 25 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
68,726 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.10% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. 87% of the teachers are full time.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
2,481 Total Students

62% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $36,500 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

73 Degrees in Major Awarded
35,132 Total Students

A typical student attending Collin County Community College District will pay a net price of $5,992. 35% of the teachers are full time. 41% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#8

Hallmark University

San Antonio
62 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
923 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 45%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.30%. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
46,148 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,161. In their early career, UH grads earn an average salary of $43,100.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
138 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $25,800 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. An average student at CCI Training Center will pay a net price of $13,556.

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

View all majors related to Information Technology

View Nationwide Information Technology Report

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