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Information Technology Schools in Virginia

1,247 IT students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Information Technology is the 29th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 629
Bachelor’s Degree 363
Master’s Degree 186
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 47
Post-Master’s Certificate 19
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 19
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 3
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 3

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.3%
  • Black or African American: 30.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.5%
  • White: 44.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.4%
  • Other Races: 5.4%
Information Technology Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Virginia

There are 123,910 people in the state and 2,912,080 people in the nation working in IT jobs.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Virginia

In this state, IT grads earn an average of $98,090. Nationwide, they make an average of $92,030.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 33 colleges in Virginia that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

#1

ECPI University

Virginia Beach
781 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
12,947 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,554. 44% of the teachers are full time.

198 Degrees in Major Awarded
50,929 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,903. Of all the students who attend this school, 57% get financial aid. In their early career, Northern Virginia Community College grads earn an average salary of $33,200.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
11% Graduation Rate
5,520 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $25,512. 25% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $33,100 after graduation.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
2,096 Total Students

The average student takes 4.00 years to complete their degree at Stratford University. In their early career, Stratford University grads earn an average salary of $33,900. Of all the students who attend this school, 27% get financial aid.

#5

Marymount University

Arlington
32 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
3,418 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

#6

Regent University

Virginia Beach
21 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
9,889 Total Students

97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This private school has an average net price of $18,403. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,400 a year.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,798 Total Students

23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 66% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,863.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
5,204 Total Students

In their early career, Norfolk State grads earn an average salary of $26,200. This public school has an average net price of $15,155. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
37,316 Total Students

A typical student attending GMU will pay a net price of $20,321. The average student takes 4.41 years to complete their degree at GMU. Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
529 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 19%. This private institution charges an average net price of $13,809. In their early career, Bryant and Stratton College - Virginia Beach grads earn an average salary of $21,200.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
24,639 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.50%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Information Technology Careers in VA

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 41% $108,580
Web Developers 16% $85,630
Database Administrators 15% $96,090
Computer and Information Systems Managers 14% $164,200
Computer User Support Specialists 13% $55,000
Computer Workers 12% $104,840
Computer Network Architects 11% $121,390
Managers 11% $130,590
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 11% $89,350
Computer Network Support Specialists 9% $66,070

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Computer Information Systems 3,535
Computer Science 633
Information Science 618
Computer Software Applications 306
Other Computer Sciences 137
Computer Programming 118
Computer Systems Networking 45
Computer Systems Analysis 3

View all majors related to Information Technology

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