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Information Technology Schools in New York

In 2018-2019, 909 students earned their IT degrees in NY.

As a degree choice, Information Technology is the 4th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 381
Associate’s Degree 303
Master’s Degree 197
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 16
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 7
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 7
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 14.7%
  • Black or African American: 6.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.1%
  • White: 38.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 19.8%
  • Other Races: 8.9%
Information Technology Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in New York

There are 160,450 people in the state and 2,578,690 people in the nation working in IT jobs.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in New York

A typical salary for a IT grad in the state is $116,830, compared to a typical salary of $111,130 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 36 colleges in New York that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

242 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
24,027 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $30,494. The 1.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. In their early career, Cornell grads earn an average salary of $64,800.

104 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
52,885 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,650 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $29,200 after graduation. A typical student attending Nassau Community College will pay a net price of $4,536. Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,031 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 32% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,028. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
25,230 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 29%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,300 a year.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
7,528 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.20%. In their early career, RPI grads earn an average salary of $66,100. Most students complete their degree in 4.29 years.

#7

Marist College

Poughkeepsie
40 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
6,738 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $46,400 after earning their degree at this institution. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.00%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,035 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,772. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,300 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 46% are considered full time.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
7,230 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $21,203. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,100 a year.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,572 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,700 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,836. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 85% of students receive it.

Information Technology Careers in NY

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 36% $111,970
Information Security Analysts 28% $113,650
Systems Software Developers 27% $111,320
Computer and Information Research Scientists 21% $125,090
Computer and Information Systems Managers 15% $170,210
Computer Systems Analysts 12% $96,810
Computer Network Architects 7% $111,280

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
General Computer Science 4,930
Informatics 330
Other Computer Sciences 14
Artificial Intelligence 5

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