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Information Technology Schools in District of Columbia

503 students earned IT degrees in District of Columbia in the 2019-2020 year.

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 317
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 13.5%
  • Black or African American: 25.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.8%
  • White: 36.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.0%
  • Other Races: 11.5%
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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.

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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.

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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
19,371 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $65,200 a year. This private institution charges an average net price of $28,909. 54% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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74 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
27,017 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private institution charges an average net price of $33,719. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $53,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

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3 Degrees in Major Awarded
745 Total Students

An average student at Strayer University - District of Columbia will pay a net price of $26,625. 28 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.00 years to complete their degree at Strayer University - District of Columbia.

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3 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,457 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $33,100 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.00 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 13%.

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#5

Howard University

Washington
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
10,859 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,800 after earning their degree at this institution. The 7.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. An average student at Howard will pay a net price of $41,289.

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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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