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Information Technology Schools in Florida

2,752 students earned IT degrees in Florida in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Information Technology is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 28 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,380
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 664
Associate’s Degree 567
Master’s Degree 141

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.5%
  • Black or African American: 15.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 29.4%
  • White: 38.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.5%
  • Other Races: 7.1%
Information Technology Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Florida

113,740 people in the state and 2,578,690 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IT.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Florida

In this state, IT grads earn an average of $95,610. Nationwide, they make an average of $111,130.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

#1

Broward College

Fort Lauderdale
305 Degrees in Major Awarded
38,976 Total Students

74% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending BC will pay a net price of $8,783. The student loan default rate is 7.00% which is lower than average.

261 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
58,711 Total Students

98% of the teachers are full time. 27 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 3.70% student loan default rate is lower than average.

204 Degrees in Major Awarded
51,679 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. The 7.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

196 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
42,450 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.40%. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

196 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
44,246 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 1.20% which is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,838. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

193 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
69,402 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $37,100 after graduation. 30 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

178 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
19,567 Total Students

An average student at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale will pay a net price of $30,767. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,000 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

#8

Valencia College

Orlando
175 Degrees in Major Awarded
47,940 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 31%. 25 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 76% of students get financical aid.

160 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,754 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 28% are considered full time. 74% of students get financical aid.

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,942 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $1,551. 27 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 33% are considered full time.

Information Technology Careers in FL

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 40% $92,620
Information Security Analysts 38% $89,160
Systems Software Developers 22% $99,050
Computer and Information Systems Managers 21% $120,580
Computer Systems Analysts 17% $79,200
Computer Network Architects 14% $86,810
Computer and Information Research Scientists 13% $95,990

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
General Computer Science 2,084
Other Computer Sciences 95
Artificial Intelligence 18
Informatics 6

View all majors related to Information Technology

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