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Information Technology Schools in New York

1,910 students earned IT degrees in New York in the 2019-2020 year.

An Information Technology major is the 32nd most popular major in this 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 846
Post-Master’s Certificate 87
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 87

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.7%
  • Black or African American: 10.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.7%
  • White: 32.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 29.1%
  • Other Races: 7.2%
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Jobs for Information Technology Grads in New York

In this state, there are 162,450 people employed in jobs related to an IT degree, compared to 2,912,080 nationwide.

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Wages for Information Technology Jobs in New York

In this state, IT grads earn an average of $94,940. Nationwide, they make an average of $92,030.

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

345 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
52,775 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.30% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.13 years to complete their degree at NYU.

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106 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
30,135 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.13 years. The 2.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 45%.

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58 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
21,322 Total Students

88% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $45,900 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

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56 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
16,364 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.80%. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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53 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,974 Total Students

In their early career, Excelsior College grads earn an average salary of $54,700. The student loan default rate is 5.10% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

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42 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
16,158 Total Students

In their early career, RIT grads earn an average salary of $46,500. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 3.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

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Mercy College

Dobbs Ferry
23 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
9,547 Total Students

The average student takes 4.43 years to complete their degree at Mercy. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,000 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

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14 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
17,688 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. 87% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

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Niagara University

Niagara University
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
3,544 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $35,300 after graduation. The average student takes 4.10 years to complete their degree at Niagara.

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Marist College

Poughkeepsie
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
6,600 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $37,195. 42% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

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8 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
32,347 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 64%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

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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 9% $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

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