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Information Technology Schools in Iowa

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

As a degree choice, Information Technology is the 2nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Iowa

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 222
Master’s Degree 86
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 67
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 19
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 19
Associate’s Degree 12

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.2%
  • Black or African American: 4.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.4%
  • White: 61.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 16.0%
  • Other Races: 8.6%
Information Technology Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Iowa

There are 22,790 people in the state and 2,578,690 people in the nation working in IT jobs.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Iowa

A typical salary for a IT grad in the state is $88,570, compared to a typical salary of $111,130 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Iowa that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

300 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
33,372 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. The average student takes 4.46 years to complete their degree at Iowa State. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,140.

71 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,258 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,300 a year. 72% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending DMACC will pay a net price of $10,084.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,478 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. In their early career, Southeastern Community College grads earn an average salary of $25,700.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
1,815 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $34,500 after graduation. This private school has an average net price of $20,087. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
1,258 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $19,767. Graduates earn an average $32,900 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
215 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,700 a year.

#7

Grand View University

Des Moines
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
1,889 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,600 a year. This private institution charges an average net price of $19,121. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
2,968 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,800 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Information Technology Careers in IA

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 34% $78,500
Software Applications Developers 23% $88,550
Computer Systems Analysts 15% $82,400
Systems Software Developers 14% $92,060
Computer and Information Systems Managers 14% $123,450
Computer Network Architects 12% $100,670

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
General Computer Science 270
Informatics 46
Other Computer Sciences 10

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