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Information Technology Schools in West Virginia

203 students earned IT degrees in West Virginia in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Information Technology is the 12th most popular major in the 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 172
Post-Master’s Certificate 31
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 31

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in WV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.9%
  • Black or African American: 21.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.3%
  • White: 49.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.4%
  • Other Races: 9.4%
Information Technology Majors in WV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

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.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. WV

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in West Virginia

IT grads earn an average of $68,980 in the state and $92,030 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

184 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
45,249 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $43,800 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.48 years.


Marshall University

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
12,852 Total Students

In their early career, Marshall University grads earn an average salary of $28,500. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.51 years.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
26,839 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.00%. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
269 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 27 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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 8% $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 Information Systems 24
Information Science 19
Computer Science 19
Computer Software Applications 2

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