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Information Technology Schools in Minnesota

918 IT students earned their degrees in the state in 2019-2020.

An Information Technology major is the 25th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 189
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 64
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 64
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 64
Post-Master’s Certificate 35
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 35

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.8%
  • Black or African American: 12.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.6%
  • White: 49.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 15.4%
  • Other Races: 10.7%

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Minnesota

60,380 people in the state and 2,912,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IT.


Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Minnesota

IT grads earn an average of $85,620 in the state and $92,030 nationwide.


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


Capella University

207 Degrees in Major Awarded
38,930 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.50% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 14% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
11,841 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. In their early career, St. Cloud State University grads earn an average salary of $36,200.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
9,792 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.15 years. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $45,400 a year.


Walden University

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
49,695 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $38,800 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 6.80% which is lower than average. The average student takes 4.00 years to complete their degree at Walden University.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
7,552 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 23%. A typical student attending Metro State will pay a net price of $15,225. Most students complete their degree in 4.77 years.

Information Technology Careers in MN

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 24% $95,360
Computer Network Support Specialists 11% $59,610
Computer Workers 10% $77,560
Database Administrators 9% $90,100
Computer and Information Systems Managers 8% $138,310
Web Developers 8% $77,880
Managers 7% $118,410
Computer User Support Specialists 6% $53,770
Computer Network Architects 5% $108,640
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 4% $82,310

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Computer Information Systems 341
Computer Science 139
Computer Software Applications 135
Information Science 27
Computer Systems Networking 17

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