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Information Technology Schools in New Jersey

33 students earned IT degrees in New Jersey in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Information Technology is the 81st most popular major in the state.

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 31
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 15.2%
  • Black or African American: 12.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.0%
  • White: 24.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 39.4%
  • Other Races: 6.1%
Information Technology Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in New Jersey

There are 91,100 people in the state and 2,912,080 people in the nation working in IT jobs.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

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.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in New Jersey that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
11,423 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. The student loan default rate of 4.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. A typical student attending NJIT will pay a net price of $18,696.

#2

Monmouth University

West Long Branch
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
6,167 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. This private school has an average net price of $29,632. Most students complete their degree in 4.22 years.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
7,871 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 27% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,200 a year.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
3,452 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $33,400 after graduation. 34% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
1,186 Total Students

95% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $33,000 after graduation. This private institution charges an average net price of $19,575.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
6,929 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.90%. An average student at Stevens will pay a net price of $37,598. 100% of the teachers are full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
960 Total Students

28 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 14% are considered full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $24,538.

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 925
Computer Science 381
Information Science 227
Computer Systems Networking 33
Computer Software Applications 12

View all majors related to Information Technology

View Nationwide Information Technology Report

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