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Information Technology Schools in District of Columbia

71 students earned IT degrees in District of Columbia in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Information Technology is the 7th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in District of Columbia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 69
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 2
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 2

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a IT major is more popular with men than with women.

Information Technology Majors in DC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of IT majors in District of Columbia is as follows:

  • Asian: 7.0%
  • Black or African American: 29.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.5%
  • White: 23.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 22.5%
  • Other Races: 8.5%
Information Technology Majors in DC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in District of Columbia

16,010 people in the state and 2,578,690 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IT.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. DC

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in District of Columbia

In this state, IT grads earn an average of $118,080. Nationwide, they make an average of $111,130.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in District of Columbia that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
11,608 Total Students

An average student at Strayer University - Global Region will pay a net price of $23,962. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. In their early career, Strayer University - Global Region grads earn an average salary of $33,100.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
4,199 Total Students

85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. 32% of the teachers are full time.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
13% Graduation Rate
815 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 20% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.50 years.


Gallaudet University

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
1,485 Total Students

An average student at Gallaudet will pay a net price of $15,157. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,900 a year. It takes the average student 4.68 years to graduate.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
5,771 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1. The 2.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Information Technology Careers in DC

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 35% $117,850
Software Applications Developers 34% $113,750
Computer and Information Research Scientists 22% $126,280
Systems Software Developers 18% $115,500
Computer Systems Analysts 14% $104,990
Computer Network Architects 13% $123,590
Computer and Information Systems Managers 7% $162,010

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

Major Annual Graduates in DC
General Computer Science 157

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