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Information Technology Schools in Pennsylvania

313 students earned IT degrees in Pennsylvania in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Information Technology is the 44th most popular major out of a total 259 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 231
Post-Master’s Certificate 82
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 82

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of IT majors in Pennsylvania is as follows:

  • Asian: 8.6%
  • Black or African American: 7.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.9%
  • White: 38.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 38.3%
  • Other Races: 4.5%
Information Technology Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 105,170 people in the state and 2,912,080 people in the nation working in IT jobs.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Pennsylvania

In this state, IT grads earn an average of $84,510. Nationwide, they make an average of $92,030.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 13 below:

113 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
14,180 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.19 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $69,800 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 59% get financial aid.

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
17,669 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. The student loan default rate of 4.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $22,101.

#3

Temple University

Philadelphia
59 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
38,794 Total Students

The average student takes 4.44 years to complete their degree at Temple. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 54% are considered full time.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
6,842 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $19,068. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

#5

Drexel University

Philadelphia
17 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
24,205 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $33,631. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.10%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 54% are considered full time.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
32,686 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 78% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,500 a year.

#7

La Salle University

Philadelphia
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
4,933 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 43% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $43,200 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.60%.

#8

Robert Morris University

Moon Township
9 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
4,608 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. The average student takes 4.30 years to complete their degree at RMU. This private institution charges an average net price of $26,027.

#9

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
9,197 Total Students

The average student takes 4.13 years to complete their degree at Duquesne. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. 51% of the teachers are full time.

#10

Marywood University

Scranton
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
2,679 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 39%. The 3.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,000 a year.

#10

Geneva College

Beaver Falls
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
1,432 Total Students

In their early career, Geneva grads earn an average salary of $33,000. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
6,199 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $33,500 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.10%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
2,389 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 10%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,100 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 29 to 1.

Information Technology Careers in PA

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 26% $95,580
Web Developers 11% $68,430
Computer User Support Specialists 10% $49,800
Database Administrators 10% $81,170
Computer and Information Systems Managers 10% $139,180
Computer Workers 7% $84,660
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 5% $75,240
Computer Network Architects 4% $99,860
Computer Network Support Specialists 4% $61,270
Managers 3% $116,820

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Computer Information Systems 1,215
Information Science 461
Computer Science 333
Computer Software Applications 161
Computer Systems Networking 113
Computer Systems Analysis 7

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