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Information Technology Schools in New York

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

As a degree choice, Information Technology is the 32nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 652
Post-Master’s Certificate 82
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 82

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.4%
  • Black or African American: 6.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.6%
  • White: 25.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 46.7%
  • Other Races: 4.5%
Information Technology Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in New York

There are 162,450 people in the state and 2,912,080 people in the nation working in IT jobs.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in New York

A typical salary for a IT grad in the state is $94,940, compared to a typical salary of $92,030 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in New York that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

345 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
52,885 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 51% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $48,900 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1.

106 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
31,456 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 1.80% which is lower than average. In their early career, Columbia grads earn an average salary of $66,500. It takes the average student 4.11 years to graduate.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
22,850 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 79% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $45,900 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.18 years.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
16,972 Total Students

89% of students get financical aid. In their early career, Fordham U grads earn an average salary of $49,100. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
25,245 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $54,700 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The student loan default rate of 4.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
16,254 Total Students

The 3.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $30,068. Most students complete their degree in 4.71 years.

#7

Mercy College

Dobbs Ferry
23 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
10,557 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 26%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
17,544 Total Students

The 4.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. A typical student attending UAlbany will pay a net price of $17,298. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

#9

Niagara University

Niagara University
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
3,723 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Most students complete their degree in 4.12 years.

#10

Marist College

Poughkeepsie
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
6,738 Total Students

92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The student loan default rate of 3.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
31,923 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 64% of the teachers are full time.

Information Technology Careers in NY

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 28% $113,650
Web Developers 20% $71,730
Computer User Support Specialists 15% $56,010
Computer and Information Systems Managers 15% $170,210
Database Administrators 13% $94,460
Computer Workers 11% $90,430
Managers 10% $109,910
Computer Network Support Specialists 9% $74,540
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 8% $90,100
Computer Network Architects 7% $111,280

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Computer Information Systems 2,503
Computer Science 1,365
Information Science 736
Computer Software Applications 420
Other Computer Sciences 159
Data Processing 58
Computer Systems Networking 29
Computer Systems Analysis 9

View all majors related to Information Technology

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