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Computer & Information Sciences at Capella University

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Computer & Information Sciences at Capella University

What traits are you looking for in a computer and information sciences school? To help you decide if Capella University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's computer and information sciences program.

Capella University is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has a total student population of 36,284. In 2019, 206 computer and information sciences majors received their bachelor's degree from Capella University.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Computer & Information Sciences section at the bottom of this page.

Capella University Computer & Information Sciences Degrees Available

  • Certificate in Computer & Information Sciences (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer & Information Sciences
  • Master’s Degree in Computer & Information Sciences
  • Doctorate Degree in Computer & Information Sciences

Online Classes Are Available at Capella University

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Capella University offers distance education options for computer and information sciences at the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Capella University Computer & Information Sciences Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the computer and information sciences progam at Capella University compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The computer and information sciences major at Capella University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Computer & Information Sciences. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 23
Most Popular Online Computer & Information Sciences Schools 31
Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Veterans 44
Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates 67
Most Popular Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences 126
Most Focused Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences 411

In 2019, 152 students received their master’s degree in computer and information sciences from Capella University. This makes it the #78 most popular school for computer and information sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 57 students who received their doctoral degrees in computer and information sciences, making the school the #2 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Computer & Information Sciences Student Demographics at Capella University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the computer and information sciences majors at Capella University.

Capella University Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Program

24% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 206 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Computer & Information Sciences from Capella University in 2018-2019, 76% were men and 24% were women. The typical computer and information sciences bachelor's degree program is made up of only 21% women. So female students are more repesented at Capella University since its program graduates 3% more women than average.

Capella University Gender Breakdown of Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Capella University with a bachelor's in computer and information sciences.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Computer & Information Sciences Majors at Capella University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 10
Black or African American 30
Hispanic or Latino 11
White 98
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 52

Capella University Computer & Information Sciences Master’s Program

30% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 152 students who graduated with a master’s in computer and information sciences from Capella University in 2019, 70% were men and 30% were women.

Capella University Gender Breakdown of Computer & Information Sciences Master's Degree Grads

In the computer and information sciences master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 37% of degree recipients. That is 18% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Capella University with a master's in computer and information sciences.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Computer & Information Sciences Majors at Capella University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 38
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 63
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 37

Capella University also has a doctoral program available in computer and information sciences. In 2019, 57 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Computer & Information Sciences

Computer & Information Sciences majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Capella University. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Information Technology 317
Computer Information Systems 103
Other Computer & Information Sciences 23
Data Processing 10
Computer Programming 6
Computer Software & Applications 3

Careers That Computer & Information Sciences Grads May Go Into

A degree in computer and information sciences can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for MN, the home state for Capella University.

Occupation Jobs in MN Average Salary in MN
Software Applications Developers 19,970 $96,750
Computer Systems Analysts 18,710 $92,920
Computer User Support Specialists 12,910 $55,560
Computer and Information Systems Managers 9,510 $143,300
Managers 9,350 $128,590

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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