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Information Technology Schools in Florida

2,372 IT students earned their degrees in the state in 2019-2020.

In terms of popularity, Information Technology is the 63rd most popular major in the state out of a total 222 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 130
Post-Master’s Certificate 12
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 12
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 5

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.7%
  • Black or African American: 14.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 22.2%
  • White: 44.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.3%
  • Other Races: 10.7%
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Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Florida

In this state, there are 150,110 people employed in jobs related to an IT degree, compared to 2,912,080 nationwide.

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Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Florida

In this state, IT grads earn an average of $79,070. Nationwide, they make an average of $92,030.

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There are 9 colleges in Florida that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

#1

Saint Leo University

Saint Leo
56 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
9,832 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. In their early career, St. Leo University grads earn an average salary of $35,900. The full-time teacher rate is 21%.

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21 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
58,836 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.58 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,700 a year.

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20 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
6,775 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,000 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.29 years. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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17 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,703 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 58% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.00%.

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#5

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
20,888 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,300 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.19 years.

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8 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
9,605 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $30,990. Graduates earn an average $39,100 after graduation.

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5 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,122 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 5%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 28 to 1.

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#8

St. Thomas University

Miami Gardens
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
5,601 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $37,400 after graduation. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

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0 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
20,330 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. The average student takes 4.04 years to complete their degree at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale.

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Information Technology Careers in FL

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 38% $89,160
Web Developers 22% $59,290
Computer User Support Specialists 22% $44,920
Computer and Information Systems Managers 21% $120,580
Database Administrators 20% $85,470
Computer Workers 19% $76,500
Computer Network Support Specialists 19% $55,270
Managers 17% $90,740
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 15% $75,170
Computer Network Architects 15% $86,810

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Computer Information Systems 701
Computer Systems Analysis 361
Information Science 277
Computer Science 94
Other Computer Sciences 17
Computer Software Applications 8
Computer Systems Networking 5

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