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Computer Software & Applications at Grand Rapids Community College

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Computer Software & Applications at Grand Rapids Community College

If you plan to study computer software and applications, take a look at what Grand Rapids Community College has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Grand Rapids Community College is located in Grand Rapids, Michigan and has a total student population of 12,107.

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

Grand Rapids Community College Computer Software & Applications Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Computer Software

Online Classes Are Available at Grand Rapids Community College

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.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Grand Rapids Community College offers distance education options for computer software at the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree

Grand Rapids Community College Computer Software & Applications Rankings

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Computer Software Student Demographics at Grand Rapids Community College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the computer software majors at Grand Rapids Community College.

Grand Rapids Community College Computer Software & Applications Associate’s Program

53% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 47% of computer software associate's degrees went to men and 53% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in computer software only graduates about 43% women each year. The program at Grand Rapids Community College may seem more female-friendly since it graduates 11% more women than average.


The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in computer software at Grand Rapids Community College are white. Around 80% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Grand Rapids Community College with a associate's in computer software.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 12
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Careers That Computer Software Grads May Go Into

A degree in computer software can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for MI, the home state for Grand Rapids Community College.

Occupation Jobs in MI Average Salary in MI
Software Applications Developers 29,540 $92,260
Graphic Designers 5,680 $47,700
Computer Programmers 3,960 $76,450
Database Administrators 2,820 $83,900
Web Developers 2,690 $67,000


*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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