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Computer Science at Pennsylvania State University - University Park

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Computer Science at Pennsylvania State University - University Park

What traits are you looking for in a compsci school? To help you decide if Pennsylvania State University - University Park is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's compsci program.

Penn State University Park is located in University Park, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 91,427.

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.

Penn State University Park Computer Science Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in CompSci
  • Doctorate Degree in CompSci

Penn State University Park Computer Science Rankings

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

There were 19 students who received their doctoral degrees in compsci, making the school the #20 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

CompSci Student Demographics at Penn State University Park

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the compsci majors at Pennsylvania State University - University Park.

Penn State University Park Computer Science Master’s Program

22% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 27 compsci students who graduated with a master's degree in 2018-2019 from Penn State University Park, about 78% were men and 22% were women.

Penn State University Park Gender Breakdown of Computer Science Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Pennsylvania State University - University Park with a master's in compsci.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Computer Science Majors at Pennsylvania State University - University Park
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 2
International Students 20
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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 PA, the home state for Pennsylvania State University - University Park.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Software Applications Developers 28,260 $96,370
Computer Workers 19,010 $87,040
Computer and Information Systems Managers 13,070 $146,860
Computer Programmers 8,990 $85,800
Systems Software Developers 8,810 $103,520

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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