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Information Technology Schools in New Jersey

In 2020-2021, 45 students earned their IT degrees in NJ.

In this state, Information Technology is the 75th most popular major out of a total 203 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 44
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of IT majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 13.3%
  • Black or African American: 15.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.4%
  • White: 28.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 31.1%
  • Other Races: 6.7%

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in New Jersey

In this state, there are 91,100 people employed in jobs related to an IT degree, compared to 2,912,080 nationwide.


Wages for Information Technology Jobs in New Jersey

A typical salary for a IT grad in the state is $99,210, compared to a typical salary of $92,030 nationwide.


There are 6 colleges in New Jersey that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
11,652 Total Students

A typical student attending NJIT will pay a net price of $18,582. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 57% are considered full time. 93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
21,005 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $46,890 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate is 4.30% which is lower than average. The average student takes 4.39 years to complete their degree at Montclair State.


Monmouth University

West Long Branch
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
5,674 Total Students

In their early career, Monmouth grads earn an average salary of $51,158. This private school has an average net price of $29,877. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
7,479 Total Students

In their early career, FDU grads earn an average salary of $43,453. It takes the average student 4.28 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
1,272 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 28% of the teachers are full time. An average student at CSE will pay a net price of $20,344.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
7,257 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $82,237 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. The 1.70% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Information Technology Careers in NJ

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 21% $118,760
Web Developers 9% $78,010
Computer and Information Systems Managers 8% $161,450
Database Administrators 8% $110,150
Computer Workers 7% $99,500
Computer User Support Specialists 7% $60,310
Managers 7% $127,510
Computer Network Support Specialists 4% $81,150

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Computer Information Systems 818
Computer Science 414
Information Science 275
Computer Software Applications 49
Computer Programming 12
Computer Systems Networking 11

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