Information Technology in Connecticut

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Schools Offering Information Technology Programs in Connecticut


Approximately 0.3% of graduates in of Connecticut receive information technology degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 286 information technology professionals graduate from Connecticut's 22 information technology schools.

Top Schools

Yale University, which was ranked 2nd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Connecticut that has a information technology program. It is located in New Haven. 40 students graduated with a degree in information technology from Yale University in 2010. Tuition at Yale University was $38,300 per year.

The second-ranked school in Connecticut with a information technology program is Trinity College, which is located in Hartford. In 2010, it was ranked 23rd nationwide. 4 students graduated with degree in information technology from Trinity College in 2010. The tuition rate at Trinity College was $42,420 per year.

Fairfield University, which was ranked 23rd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Connecticut that has a information technology program. It is located in Fairfield. 2 students graduated with degree in information technology from Fairfield University in 2010. Tuition at Fairfield University was $39,040 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Connecticut information technology school, average tuition will be $15,628 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,386 per year to $42,420 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Connecticut information technology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Trinity College - located in Hartford, students are charged $42,420 per year
  2. Fairfield University - located in Fairfield, students are charged $39,040 per year
  3. Yale University - located in New Haven, students are charged $38,300 per year

The information technology schools in Connecticut that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Norwalk Community College - located in Norwalk, students are charged $3,386 per year
  2. Capital Community College - located in Hartford, students are charged $3,406 per year
  3. Naugatuck Valley Community College - located in Waterbury, students are charged $3,406 per year

An information technology degree from a Connecticut school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of Connecticut information technology professionals:

  1. Hartford County - 3,060 information technology professionals
  2. Fairfield County - 2,120 information technology professionals
  3. Middlesex County - 790 information technology professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 8,310 information technology professionals will be working in Connecticut state. This would require the number of information technology professionals to grow by 10%.

Salary

information technology professionals in Connecticut earn $112,980 per year on average. However, Connecticut information technology professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $54,570 per year to more than $163,770 per year in 2010. The counties in Connecticut with the highest average salary for information technology professionals are:

  1. Fairfield County - $115,470 per year
  2. Hartford County - $111,000 per year
  3. Litchfield County - $109,240 per year

The following counties in Connecticut have the lowest average salaries for information technology professional:

  1. Middlesex County - $100,040 per year
  2. New London County - $103,820 per year
  3. Litchfield County - $109,240 per year

On average, the highest paid information technology professionals in Connecticut were:

  1. Information Technology Manager - $112,980 per year

The information technology professionals with lowest average salaries in Connecticut were:

  1. Information Technology Manager - $112,980 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in information technology in Connecticut and to compare salaries with various related fields such as information technology or computer networking, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Information Technology in Connecticut
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology in Connecticut
  • Master's Degree in Information Technology in Connecticut
  • Doctoral Degree in Information Technology in Connecticut
  • Certificate in Information Technology in Connecticut

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,341 miles from location Central Connecticut State University New Britain CT 61.3421 35% 12,461
5,345 miles from location Southern Connecticut State University New Haven CT 26.7526 31% 11,815
5,344 miles from location Yale University New Haven CT 98.1624 68% 11,593
5,343 miles from location Quinnipiac University Hamden CT 68.9993 17% 7,758
5,333 miles from location Manchester Community College Manchester CT 9.89282 n/a 7,366
5,340 miles from location University of Hartford W Hartford CT 29.8145 15% 7,212
5,343 miles from location Gateway Community College New Haven CT 8.87725 n/a 6,847
5,354 miles from location Naugatuck Valley Community College Waterbury CT 8.54755 n/a 6,725
5,368 miles from location Norwalk Community College Norwalk CT 9.78902 n/a 6,685
5,371 miles from location Western Connecticut State University Danbury CT 56.3583 39% 6,617
5,358 miles from location Sacred Heart University Bridgeport CT 30.6854 20% 6,023
5,345 miles from location University of New Haven West Haven CT 58.8755 34% 5,770
5,313 miles from location Eastern Connecticut State University Willimantic CT 28.5665 42% 5,610
5,358 miles from location Fairfield University Fairfield CT 72.6181 17% 5,074
5,345 miles from location Tunxis Community College Farmington CT 8.99111 n/a 4,496
5,337 miles from location Capital Community College Hartford CT 7.14867 n/a 4,280
5,338 miles from location Trinity College Hartford CT 77.2966 31% 2,438
5,359 miles from location Northwestern Connecticut Community College Winsted CT 8.5783 n/a 1,711
5,301 miles from location Mitchell College New London CT 15.4544 n/a 961
5,337 miles from location Rensselaer Hartford Graduate Center Inc Hartford CT 0.0896448 n/a 750
5,302 miles from location Ridley Lowell Business and Technical Institute New London CT 19.9409 n/a 262
5,365 miles from location Sanford-Brown College-Farmington Farmington CT 14.3954 n/a 93
 

Curious what studying Information Technology gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Computer and Information Systems Managers + 6,660 $112,980 32.7%
 

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