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Information Technology Schools in New Jersey

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

An Information Technology major is the 2nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 467
Bachelor’s Degree 315
Associate’s Degree 85
Post-Master’s Certificate 10
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 10

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of IT majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 16.5%
  • Black or African American: 6.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.7%
  • White: 17.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 42.3%
  • Other Races: 7.5%
Information Technology Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in New Jersey

93,600 people in the state and 2,578,690 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IT.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in New Jersey

In this state, IT grads earn an average of $123,370. Nationwide, they make an average of $111,130.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

237 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
11,518 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $53,600 after graduation. The 4.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

196 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
7,283 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $37,598. 100% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.55 years.

191 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
13,605 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.80% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 56% are considered full time. In their early career, Rutgers Newark grads earn an average salary of $44,300.

85 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
21,007 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 35%. The 4.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. In their early career, Montclair State grads earn an average salary of $36,900.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
3,233 Total Students

34% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,400 after earning their degree at this institution. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,181 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $3,500. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,200 a year. 69% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,793 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,128. 53% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,488 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $30,600 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,508. 30% of the teachers are full time.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
10,105 Total Students

90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 7.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.52 years.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,227 Total Students

The 7.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. In their early career, TESU grads earn an average salary of $46,200. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Information Technology Careers in NJ

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 22% $101,460
Information Security Analysts 21% $118,760
Computer and Information Research Scientists 11% $124,240
Computer and Information Systems Managers 8% $161,450
Systems Software Developers 6% $121,680
Computer Systems Analysts 4% $103,340

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
General Computer Science 1,799
Other Computer Sciences 42

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