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Information Technology Schools in District of Columbia

In 2018-2019, 182 students earned their IT degrees in DC.

As a degree choice, Information Technology is the 25th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in District of Columbia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 172
Post-Master’s Certificate 10
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 10

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a IT major is more popular with men than with women.

Information Technology Majors in DC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of IT majors in District of Columbia is as follows:

  • Asian: 15.4%
  • Black or African American: 19.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.6%
  • White: 34.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 12.1%
  • Other Races: 12.6%
Information Technology Majors in DC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in District of Columbia

There are 53,240 people in the state and 2,912,080 people in the nation working in IT jobs.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. DC

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in District of Columbia

In this state, IT grads earn an average of $99,920. Nationwide, they make an average of $92,030.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in District of Columbia that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

#1

Georgetown University

Washington
102 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
19,593 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. The student loan default rate of 1.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $65,200 a year.

74 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,814 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 1.90% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
13% Graduation Rate
815 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. The average student takes 4.50 years to complete their degree at Strayer University - District of Columbia. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
11,608 Total Students

10% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 50% of students receive it. An average student at Strayer University - Global Region will pay a net price of $23,962.

#5

Howard University

Washington
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
9,399 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 78% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

Information Technology Careers in DC

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 35% $117,850
Computer Network Support Specialists 16% $84,130
Computer User Support Specialists 14% $66,390
Database Administrators 14% $92,100
Computer Network Architects 13% $123,590
Web Developers 12% $86,580
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 12% $97,600
Computer Workers 8% $118,800
Computer and Information Systems Managers 7% $162,010
Managers 3% $141,320

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

Major Annual Graduates in DC
Computer Science 208
Information Science 107
Computer Software Applications 104
Computer Information Systems 5
Data Processing 2
Computer Systems Analysis 1

View all majors related to Information Technology

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