Texas contains 102 schools that offer information technology programs. Rice University, the highest-ranking information technology school in TX, has a total student population of 5,576 and is the 28th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 102 information technology schools in Texas, only 15 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baylor University comes out as the most expensive ($26,444/yr), with The University of Texas-Pan American as the lowest recorded at only $1,646/yr.
Information Technology students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 1,480 employed computer and information scientists, research earning an average yearly salary of $114,870. All other information and record clerks in this state earn $35,160/yr and there are 20,490 employed.
Also, within the information technology schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from information technology, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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