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Information Technology Schools in Massachusetts

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

In terms of popularity, Information Technology is the 5th most popular major in the state out of a total 28 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 200
Bachelor’s Degree 158
Associate’s Degree 25
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 15
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 15.3%
  • Black or African American: 10.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.0%
  • White: 27.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 34.8%
  • Other Races: 6.0%
Information Technology Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Massachusetts

There are 97,240 people in the state and 2,578,690 people in the nation working in IT jobs.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Massachusetts

IT grads earn an average of $116,920 in the state and $111,130 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Massachusetts that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

153 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
15,989 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,300 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 62%. The 5.80% student loan default rate is lower than average.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
6,894 Total Students

82% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
18,352 Total Students

The 5.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,882. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 59% are considered full time.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
5,314 Total Students

In their early career, Bentley grads earn an average salary of $65,800. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 77% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,857 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $54,400 after earning their degree at this institution. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.00%.

#6

Clark University

Worcester
20 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
3,498 Total Students

An average student at Clark will pay a net price of $28,455. 100% of the teachers are full time. 92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,352 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.50%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $7,243.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,674 Total Students

81% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $8,385. 100% of the teachers are full time.

#9

Roxbury Community College

Roxbury Crossing
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,674 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,300 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,944. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 73% of students receive it.

#9

Endicott College

Beverly
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
4,741 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. It takes the average student 4.06 years to graduate. 28% of the teachers are full time.

Information Technology Careers in MA

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 26% $105,620
Information Security Analysts 25% $103,740
Computer and Information Research Scientists 23% $111,450
Computer and Information Systems Managers 10% $147,030
Systems Software Developers 10% $115,580
Computer Network Architects 9% $121,050
Computer Systems Analysts 6% $91,510

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
General Computer Science 1,273
Informatics 103
Other Computer Sciences 41
Artificial Intelligence 17

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