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Information Technology Schools in Tennessee

20 students earned IT degrees in Tennessee in the 2020-2021 year.

In terms of popularity, Information Technology is the 90th most popular major in the state out of a total 193 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Tennessee

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Post-Master’s Certificate 18
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 18
Master’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.0%
  • Black or African American: 40.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 10.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 45.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Tennessee

In this state, there are 49,520 people employed in jobs related to an IT degree, compared to 2,912,080 nationwide.


Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Tennessee

A typical salary for a IT grad in the state is $78,650, compared to a typical salary of $92,030 nationwide.


There are 2 colleges in Tennessee that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
22,205 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,904. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 98% of students get financical aid.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,102 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 12%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,628 a year. The 8.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Information Technology Careers in TN

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 38% $79,770
Computer Network Architects 36% $98,770
Computer User Support Specialists 32% $45,730
Web Developers 27% $58,060
Computer and Information Systems Managers 27% $110,200
Database Administrators 23% $77,690
Computer Network Support Specialists 21% $55,540
Computer Workers 21% $72,100
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 15% $75,400
Managers 13% $74,130

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Computer Science 140
Computer Information Systems 119
Computer Software Applications 65
Computer Systems Analysis 34
Information Science 5
Other Computer Sciences 4

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