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Information Technology Schools in Georgia

765 IT students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

An Information Technology major is the 5th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 470
Master’s Degree 161
Post-Master’s Certificate 91
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 91
Associate’s Degree 33
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 8
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 8
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 2

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 11.2%
  • Black or African American: 30.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.1%
  • White: 38.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.8%
  • Other Races: 7.7%
Information Technology Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Georgia

In this state, there are 85,490 people employed in jobs related to an IT degree, compared to 2,578,690 nationwide.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Georgia

In this state, IT grads earn an average of $105,100. Nationwide, they make an average of $111,130.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

344 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
37,807 Total Students

91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 63%. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#2

Georgia Gwinnett College

Lawrenceville
143 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
12,831 Total Students

85% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 69%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
8,066 Total Students

70% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,300 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
8,728 Total Students

The average student takes 4.00 years to complete their degree at Strayer University - Georgia. The student to faculty ratio is 33 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 19% are considered full time.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
8,650 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.10% which is lower than average. In their early career, Augusta University grads earn an average salary of $54,100. The full-time teacher rate is 65%.

#6

Georgia Military College

Milledgeville
31 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,766 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,976. 22% of the teachers are full time.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
6,879 Total Students

A typical student attending Clayton State University will pay a net price of $11,160. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.85 years to graduate.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
1,763 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $15,143. 82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
26,054 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 82%. The student loan default rate is 6.40% which is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $15,795.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
7,877 Total Students

In their early career, CSU grads earn an average salary of $28,600. 92% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 62% are considered full time.

Information Technology Careers in GA

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 27% $100,820
Information Security Analysts 23% $90,600
Computer and Information Systems Managers 13% $136,190
Computer and Information Research Scientists 10% $96,490
Systems Software Developers 10% $104,640
Computer Systems Analysts 8% $87,500
Computer Network Architects 5% $114,350

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
General Computer Science 2,637
Other Computer Sciences 24
Artificial Intelligence 18
Informatics 16

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