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Information Technology Schools in West Virginia

209 IT students earned their degrees in the state in 2020-2021.

An Information Technology major is the 10th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in West Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 171
Post-Master’s Certificate 38
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 38

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of IT majors in West Virginia is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.7%
  • Black or African American: 17.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.7%
  • White: 55.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.4%
  • Other Races: 12.4%

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in West Virginia

There are 10,170 people in the state and 2,912,080 people in the nation working in IT jobs.


Wages for Information Technology Jobs in West Virginia

In this state, IT grads earn an average of $68,980. Nationwide, they make an average of $92,030.


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

187 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
50,047 Total Students

19% of the teachers are full time. An average student at American Military University will pay a net price of $10,563. The student loan default rate is 9.40% which is lower than average.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
26,269 Total Students

95% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate is 6.50% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 79%.


Marshall University

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
11,958 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 77%. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate is 7.80% which is lower than average.

Information Technology Careers in WV

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title WV Job Growth WV Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 21% $81,600
Database Administrators 10% $66,290
Web Developers 9% $54,060
Computer and Information Systems Managers 9% $118,900
Computer User Support Specialists 8% $43,130
Computer Network Support Specialists 8% $52,380
Computer Network Architects 7% $89,190
Managers 6% $69,210
Computer Workers 4% $83,160
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 4% $64,560

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

Major Annual Graduates in WV
Computer Science 14
Information Science 12
Computer Information Systems 11
Computer Software Applications 3
Computer Programming 1

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