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Information Technology Schools in Tennessee

In 2018-2019, 508 students earned their IT degrees in TN.

In this state, Information Technology is the 2nd most popular major out of a total 21 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Tennessee

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 280
Bachelor’s Degree 92
Master’s Degree 89
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 41
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 6
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 6

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.1%
  • Black or African American: 13.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.7%
  • White: 68.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.1%
  • Other Races: 3.5%
Information Technology Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Tennessee

30,000 people in the state and 2,578,690 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IT.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Tennessee

A typical salary for a IT grad in the state is $92,700, compared to a typical salary of $111,130 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 27 colleges in Tennessee that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

81 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,694 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. A typical student attending Pellissippi State Community College will pay a net price of $5,297. The full-time teacher rate is 41%.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
21,721 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.71 years. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,712.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,144 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,000 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $6,447.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,085 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $22,700 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 9.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#5

King University

Bristol
33 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
1,968 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.30 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 88% of students receive it.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
21,685 Total Students

A typical student attending UofM will pay a net price of $13,048. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.74 years.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,279 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.10%. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,050 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $25,000 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 41%.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,885 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,117. 95% of students get financical aid. 34% of the teachers are full time.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
11,048 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,200 a year. 100% of the teachers are full time.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,305 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. 33% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it.

Information Technology Careers in TN

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 52% $88,910
Information Security Analysts 38% $79,770
Computer Network Architects 36% $98,770
Systems Software Developers 35% $92,210
Computer and Information Systems Managers 27% $110,200
Computer Systems Analysts 26% $73,480
Computer and Information Research Scientists 25% $105,800

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
General Computer Science 178
Informatics 18

View all majors related to Information Technology

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