Computer Science at Columbia University in the City of New York
Columbia is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 31,456. Of the 2,702 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in the City of New York in 2019, 282 of them were computer science majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Computer Science section at the bottom of this page.
Columbia Computer Science Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in CompSci
- Master’s Degree in CompSci
- Doctorate Degree in CompSci
Online Classes Are Available at Columbia
Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.
Columbia does offer online education options in compsci for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:
- Master’s Degree
Columbia Computer Science Rankings
The compsci major at Columbia is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Computer Science. 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.
How Much Do CompSci Graduates from Columbia Make?
The median salary of compsci students who receive their bachelor's degree at Columbia is $96,400. This is 51% higher than $63,700, which is the national average for all compsci bachelor's degree recipients.
CompSci Student Demographics at Columbia
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the compsci majors at Columbia University in the City of New York.
Columbia Computer Science Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 12% more racial-ethnic minorities in its compsci bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York with a bachelor's in compsci.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||11|
|Hispanic or Latino||26|
Columbia Computer Science Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York with a master's in compsci.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||5|
Columbia also has a doctoral program available in compsci. In 2019, 19 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Careers That CompSci Grads May Go Into
A degree in compsci can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Columbia University in the City of New York.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|Software Applications Developers||52,640||$116,830|
|Computer and Information Systems Managers||27,070||$190,310|
|Systems Software Developers||19,690||$115,120|
|Computer Network Support Specialists||12,930||$79,200|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Nandaro under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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