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Information Technology Schools in Minnesota

281 IT students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

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 217
Post-Master’s Certificate 34
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 34
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 30
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 30
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 30

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in MN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.6%
  • Black or African American: 18.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.6%
  • White: 35.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 19.9%
  • Other Races: 17.8%
Information Technology Majors in MN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

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.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. MN

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Minnesota

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

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

#1

Capella University

Minneapolis
207 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
37,171 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 6.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $43,000 a year.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
13,928 Total Students

The average student takes 5.55 years to complete their degree at St. Cloud State University. 86% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
10,035 Total Students

An average student at UST MN will pay a net price of $28,904. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $45,400 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.20 years to graduate.

#4

Walden University

Minneapolis
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
50,360 Total Students

The 6.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. 100% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $38,800 after graduation.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
7,861 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 25%. The average student takes 5.27 years to complete their degree at Metropolitan State University.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
5,560 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,300 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 23%. The average student takes 4.20 years to complete their degree at SMU MN.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
4,043 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,900 a year. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $23,232.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
5,054 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.28 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 37% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $39,100 after graduation.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
14,374 Total Students

The 4.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 5.47 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

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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