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Information Technology Schools in Rhode Island

In 2019-2020, 116 students earned their IT degrees in RI.

As a degree choice, Information Technology is the 12th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Rhode Island

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 53
Post-Master’s Certificate 5
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 5

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of IT majors in Rhode Island is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.2%
  • Black or African American: 4.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.6%
  • White: 51.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 18.1%
  • Other Races: 12.1%

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Rhode Island

There are 9,180 people in the state and 2,912,080 people in the nation working in IT jobs.


Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Rhode Island

A typical salary for a IT grad in the state is $90,600, compared to a typical salary of $92,030 nationwide.


There are 5 colleges in Rhode Island that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
17,649 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. The average student takes 4.28 years to complete their degree at URI. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.


Brown University

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
9,948 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 55% of students receive it. 6 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $52,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
5,676 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $26,775. 99% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
4,702 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 41%. 100% of students get financical aid.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,152 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 9.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 50% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

Information Technology Careers in RI

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Computer User Support Specialists 11% $53,480
Computer and Information Systems Managers 11% $141,670
Computer Workers 11% $79,840
Computer Network Support Specialists 10% $53,320
Database Administrators 9% $93,780
Computer Network Architects 9% $120,770
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 5% $87,290
Managers 4% $114,950

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Computer Science 98
Other Computer Sciences 17
Computer Information Systems 12

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