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Information Technology Schools in West Virginia

806 students earned IT degrees in West Virginia in the 2018-2019 year.

An Information Technology major is the 9th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in West Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 439
Master’s Degree 172
Associate’s Degree 92
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 61
Post-Master’s Certificate 31
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 31
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 11
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 11

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in WV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.9%
  • Black or African American: 16.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.9%
  • White: 57.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.2%
  • Other Races: 10.2%
Information Technology Majors in WV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in West Virginia

In this state, there are 10,170 people employed in jobs related to an IT degree, compared to 2,912,080 nationwide.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. WV

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in West Virginia

A typical salary for a IT grad in the state is $68,980, compared to a typical salary of $92,030 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in West Virginia that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

675 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
46,088 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 19% are considered full time. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $9,718. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#2

Marshall University

Huntington
36 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
13,204 Total Students

A typical student attending Marshall University will pay a net price of $8,894. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Marshall University grads earn an average salary of $28,500.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,273 Total Students

90% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,200 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 43%.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
516 Total Students

99% of students get financical aid. In their early career, Valley College of Technology grads earn an average salary of $21,900. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 50% are considered full time.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
540 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.40%. Graduates earn an average $18,400 after graduation. 99% of students get financical aid.

#6

Martinsburg College

Martinsburg
9 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,203 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 15% of students receive it. 45 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 50% are considered full time.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
108 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $15,500 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.00%. This private institution charges an average net price of $14,637.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,541 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,100 a year. 42% of the teachers are full time. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
126 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $12,061. The student to faculty ratio is 28 to 1. 100% of students get financical aid.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,873 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 84% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,300 a year.

Information Technology Careers in WV

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title WV Job Growth WV Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 21% $81,600
Database Administrators 10% $66,290
Web Developers 9% $54,060
Computer and Information Systems Managers 8% $118,900
Computer User Support Specialists 8% $43,130
Computer Network Support Specialists 8% $52,380
Computer Network Architects 7% $89,190
Managers 6% $69,210
Computer Workers 4% $83,160
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 4% $64,560

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

Major Annual Graduates in WV
Computer Information Systems 445
Computer Science 101
Data Processing 61
Information Science 46
Computer Software Applications 37
Computer Systems Networking 37
Data Entry 27
Computer Programming 18

View all majors related to Information Technology

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