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Information Technology Schools in Virginia

1,369 students earned IT degrees in Virginia in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Information Technology is the 2nd most popular major out of a total 22 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 745
Associate’s Degree 385
Master’s Degree 216
Post-Master’s Certificate 13
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 13
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 6
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 4

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 25.1%
  • Black or African American: 14.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.1%
  • White: 28.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 15.3%
  • Other Races: 8.5%
Information Technology Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Virginia

There are 132,780 people in the state and 2,578,690 people in the nation working in IT jobs.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Virginia

In this state, IT grads earn an average of $119,860. Nationwide, they make an average of $111,130.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

414 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
37,863 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,900 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.41 years. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $20,321.

348 Degrees in Major Awarded
51,822 Total Students

57% of students get financical aid. 26 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 30%.

148 Degrees in Major Awarded
11% Graduation Rate
5,606 Total Students

An average student at Strayer University - Virginia will pay a net price of $25,512. 25% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 11%.

#4

Liberty University

Lynchburg
146 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
85,586 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $27,883.

120 Degrees in Major Awarded
299 Total Students

8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 7% of students get financical aid. This private institution charges an average net price of $20,585.

#6

Marymount University

Arlington
78 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
3,363 Total Students

The 4.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $24,933.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
342 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 1.60% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. The average student takes 4.50 years to complete their degree at University of Management and Technology.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
2,373 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.00 years. This private school has an average net price of $23,701. 27% of students get financical aid.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,314 Total Students

25% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, TNCC grads earn an average salary of $23,500. Of all the students who attend this school, 62% get financial aid.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,152 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,837. 27% of the teachers are full time.

Information Technology Careers in VA

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 41% $108,580
Software Applications Developers 33% $109,740
Computer and Information Research Scientists 23% $126,060
Systems Software Developers 14% $117,400
Computer and Information Systems Managers 14% $164,200
Computer Systems Analysts 13% $98,290
Computer Network Architects 11% $121,390

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
General Computer Science 2,147
Informatics 15
Other Computer Sciences 4

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