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Information Technology Schools in North Carolina

In 2019-2020, 203 students earned their IT degrees in NC.

An Information Technology major is the 60th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in North Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 87
Post-Master’s Certificate 33
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 33

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of IT majors in North Carolina is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.0%
  • Black or African American: 35.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.4%
  • White: 37.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.9%
  • Other Races: 10.3%

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in North Carolina

There are 85,020 people in the state and 2,912,080 people in the nation working in IT jobs.


Wages for Information Technology Jobs in North Carolina

A typical salary for a IT grad in the state is $88,650, compared to a typical salary of $92,030 nationwide.


There are 3 colleges in North Carolina that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
12,753 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $10,274. Graduates earn an average $27,600 after graduation.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
28,798 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.44 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,900 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 79%.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
30,146 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.90% which is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.49 years. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

Information Technology Careers in NC

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 33% $103,470
Web Developers 19% $68,520
Computer and Information Systems Managers 19% $135,740
Database Administrators 16% $93,280
Computer User Support Specialists 16% $48,290
Computer Network Support Specialists 13% $60,820
Managers 12% $113,560
Computer Workers 12% $86,770
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 11% $81,370
Computer Network Architects 8% $106,170

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Computer Science 587
Computer Software Applications 147
Computer Information Systems 123
Computer Systems Networking 96
Information Science 89

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