Pennsylvania contains 107 schools that offer information technology programs. University of Pennsylvania, the highest-ranking information technology school in PA, has a total student population of 24,599 and is the 5th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 107 information technology schools in Pennsylvania, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Joseph's University comes out as the most expensive ($34,548/yr), with East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania as the lowest recorded at only $10,635/yr.
Information Technology students from Pennsylvania schools who go on to become information technologists, information assurance specialists, computer and information scientists, information systems security analysts, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 212,090 people working as all other information and record clerks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,300. Also, Computer and information scientists, research make on average $105,370 per year and there are about 26,130 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Pennsylvania alone, there are 1,100 employed computer and information scientists, research earning an average yearly salary of $86,180. All other information and record clerks in this state earn $38,340/yr and there are 5,660 employed.
Also, within the information technology schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from information technology, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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