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Information Technology Schools in District of Columbia

312 students earned IT degrees in District of Columbia in the 2020-2021 year.

In this state, Information Technology is the 13th most popular major out of a total 171 majors commonly available.

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 294
Post-Master’s Certificate 18
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 18

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 10.9%
  • Black or African American: 15.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.8%
  • White: 38.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 11.5%
  • Other Races: 19.2%

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.


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.


There are 4 colleges in District of Columbia that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

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

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 1.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $32,563.


Georgetown University

134 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
19,371 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.05 years. 54% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate of 0.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,457 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $21,585. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 12% are considered full time. 60% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
745 Total Students

17% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,628 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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 255
Information Science 137
Computer Software Applications 106
Computer Information Systems 34
Data Processing 2
Other Computer Sciences 1

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