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2021 Most Popular Information Technology Associate's Degree Schools in New York

30 Colleges
$32,484 Avg Salary
$22,732 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Information Technology Associate's Degree School for You

Out of the majors we analyze each year, information technology was ranked 4th in New York. In fact, 1,575 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019.

Today's computer science students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. With more and more schools offering online options, you could even register for a great program on the other side of the country. On top of that, there are a considerable number of trade schools that offer fast-track entry to many fields.

The Most Popular Information Technology Associate's Degree Schools in New York ranking is one of many tools that Computer Science Degree Search has developed to help you make your educational decision. This report analyzed 30 schools in New York to see which ones were the most popular associate's degree programs for computer science students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from the Information Technology program at each school on the list.

The colleges and universities below are the most popular for IT majors pursuing a associate's degree.

Our analysis found SUNY Westchester Community College to be the most popular school for information technology students who want to pursue a associate’s degree in New York. Located in the suburb of Valhalla, SUNY Westchester Community College is a public college with a fairly large student population.

Of the 54 students majoring in IT at SUNY Westchester Community College, 81% are male and 19% are female.

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Out of the 30 schools in New York that were part of this year’s ranking, Orange County Community College landed the # 2 spot on the list. Located in the city of Middletown, SUNY Orange is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

About 26% of the students majoring in IT at the school are women while 74% are male.

The average amount in student loans that IT majors at SUNY Orange take out while working on their Associate's Degree is $17,558.

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A rank of #3 on this year’s list means Mohawk Valley Community College is a great place for information technology students working on their associate’s degree. Located in the city of Utica, MVCC is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

Women make up 7% of the IT majors at the school.

After completing their Associate's Degree, IT graduates from MVCC carry an average student debt load of $14,920.

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The in-demand associate’s degree programs at Rockland Community College helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the most popular information technology schools in New York. Located in the suburb of Suffern, Rockland Community College is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

About 8% of the students majoring in IT at the school are women while 92% are male.

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A rank of #5 on this year’s list means Hudson Valley Community College is a great place for information technology students working on their associate’s degree. HVCC is a large public school located in the city of Troy.

Women make up 18% of the IT majors at the school.

IT majors at HVCC take out an average of $11,208 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree.

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With a ranking of #6, Bryant & Stratton College - Online did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for information technology students working on their associate’s degree. Bryant & Stratton College - Online is a medium-sized private for-profit school located in the large suburb of Orchard Park.

About 24% of the students majoring in IT at the school are women while 76% are male.

While working on their Associate's Degree, IT majors at Bryant & Stratton College - Online accumulate an average of around $20,752 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $204.

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Suffolk County Community College ranked #7 on this year’s Most Popular Information Technology Associate’s Degree Schools in New York list. Located in the suburb of Selden, Suffolk County Community College is a public school with a fairly large student population.

About 5% of the students majoring in IT at the school are women while 95% are male.

IT majors at Suffolk County Community College take out an average of $7,855 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree.

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The College of Westchester

White Plains, NY

The College of Westchester ranked #8 on this year’s Most Popular Information Technology Associate’s Degree Schools in New York list. CW is a small private for-profit school located in the small city of White Plains.

Women make up 22% of the IT majors at the school.

While working on their Associate's Degree, IT majors at CW accumulate an average of around $18,525 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $182.

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Bryant & Stratton College - Syracuse North ranked #8 on this year’s Most Popular Information Technology Associate’s Degree Schools in New York list. Bryant & Stratton College - Syracuse North is a small private for-profit school located in the suburb of Liverpool.

Women make up 17% of the IT majors at the school.

After completing their Associate's Degree, IT graduates from Bryant & Stratton College - Syracuse North carry an average student debt load of $20,752. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $204.

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Berkeley College - New York ranked #8 on this year’s Most Popular Information Technology Associate’s Degree Schools in New York list. Berkeley College - New York is a small private for-profit school located in the city of New York.

Women make up 39% of the IT majors at the school.

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Best Information Technology Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Most Popular Information Technology Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
New Jersey 145
Maryland 2,593
Pennsylvania 1,637
District of Columbia 276
Delaware 531

Information Technology is one of 10 different types of computer science programs to choose from.

IT Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
Computer & IS Security 17,695
Network & System Administration/Administrator 5,778
Information Technology Management 3,066
Computer Support Specialist 2,955
Information Technology Project Management 1,614
System, Networking, & LAN/WAN Management/Manager 1,521
Web/Multimedia Management & Webmaster 770

Majors Similar to IT

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 76,482
Computer Science 47,906
Information Science 17,779
Computer Systems Networking 14,055
Computer Software & Applications 12,793

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 30 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Craig Dennis.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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