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Information Technology Schools in Washington

618 students earned IT degrees in Washington in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Information Technology is the 5th most popular major out of a total 27 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 451
Master’s Degree 143
Associate’s Degree 17
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 6
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 24.6%
  • Black or African American: 7.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.1%
  • White: 37.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 13.4%
  • Other Races: 10.0%
Information Technology Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Washington

In this state, there are 111,620 people employed in jobs related to an IT degree, compared to 2,578,690 nationwide.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Washington

IT grads earn an average of $121,250 in the state and $111,130 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

343 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,576 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. 79% of the teachers are full time.

142 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
5,329 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.22 years. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,244. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
11,658 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. 72% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $36,900 after graduation.

#4

Centralia College

Centralia
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,077 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. 71% of students get financical aid.

#5

Olympic College

Bremerton
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,278 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,600 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,368.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
3,529 Total Students

The 1.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.25 years. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,023 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. A typical student attending Spokane Falls Community College will pay a net price of $7,061. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 61% of students receive it.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,280 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 66% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $27,400 after graduation.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,755 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $6,123. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,300 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
1,629 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 2.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#10

Northwest University

Kirkland
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
1,339 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 7.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 25%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
594 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $6,235.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,130 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 4% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $21,425.

Information Technology Careers in WA

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 63% $128,200
Computer and Information Research Scientists 48% $138,110
Computer and Information Systems Managers 46% $148,060
Information Security Analysts 43% $105,080
Systems Software Developers 34% $121,470
Computer Systems Analysts 33% $93,850
Computer Network Architects 21% $99,410

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
General Computer Science 749
Informatics 265
Artificial Intelligence 28
Other Computer Sciences 1

View all majors related to Information Technology

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