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Information Technology Schools in North Carolina

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

As a degree choice, Information Technology is the 60th most popular major in the 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 97

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 47.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.1%
  • White: 33.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 10.3%
  • Other Races: 5.2%
Information Technology Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in North Carolina

85,020 people in the state and 2,912,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IT.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in North Carolina

IT grads earn an average of $88,650 in the state and $92,030 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in North Carolina that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
12,556 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 97% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.72 years to graduate.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
28,651 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,900 a year. The 5.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.52 years to graduate.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
29,615 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 71%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,943. The 6.10% student loan default rate is lower than average.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
6,318 Total Students

47 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $33,100 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 67% get financial aid.

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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