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Information Technology Schools in Alabama

232 students earned IT degrees in Alabama in the 2018-2019 year.

An Information Technology major is the 2nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Alabama

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 203
Master’s Degree 19
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 8
Associate’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.4%
  • Black or African American: 29.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.9%
  • White: 37.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 11.6%
  • Other Races: 14.7%
Information Technology Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Alabama

In this state, there are 19,800 people employed in jobs related to an IT degree, compared to 2,578,690 nationwide.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Alabama

In this state, IT grads earn an average of $104,580. Nationwide, they make an average of $111,130.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Alabama that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

131 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
20,034 Total Students

The 9.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $9,910. 95% of students get financical aid.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
5,188 Total Students

96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 97% are considered full time. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
14,397 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 61% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,500 a year.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
2,876 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.32 years to complete their degree at Tuskegee. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
1,802 Total Students

In their early career, Strayer University - Alabama grads earn an average salary of $33,100. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 17% of the teachers are full time.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,941 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,400 a year. The 7.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
145 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. An average student at Huntsville Bible College will pay a net price of $5,530. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
7,702 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $12,557. It takes the average student 4.81 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

#9

Oakwood University

Huntsville
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
1,526 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 74%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,800 a year.

Information Technology Careers in AL

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 37% $89,410
Software Applications Developers 34% $93,360
Computer and Information Research Scientists 21% $121,990
Systems Software Developers 18% $99,700
Computer and Information Systems Managers 12% $119,120
Computer Systems Analysts 11% $81,160
Computer Network Architects 4% $102,540

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

Major Annual Graduates in AL
General Computer Science 1,243
Other Computer Sciences 4
Informatics 3

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