Computer Science at Southern Methodist University
SMU is located in Dallas, Texas and has a total student population of 11,824. In 2019, 52 compsci majors received their bachelor's degree from SMU.
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.
SMU Computer Science Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in CompSci
- Master’s Degree in CompSci
- Doctorate Degree in CompSci
Online Classes Are Available at SMU
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.
SMU does offer online education options in compsci for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:
- Master’s Degree
SMU Computer Science Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks compsci programs across the country. The following shows how SMU performed in these rankings.
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 compsci major at SMU 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.
|Best Computer Science Schools||53|
|Best Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools||68|
Earnings of SMU CompSci Graduates
The median salary of compsci students who receive their bachelor's degree at SMU is $72,100. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 13% higher than the national average of $63,700 for all compsci bachelor's degree recipients.
CompSci Student Demographics at SMU
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the compsci majors at Southern Methodist University.
SMU Computer Science Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Southern Methodist University with a bachelor's in compsci.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||4|
|Hispanic or Latino||5|
SMU Computer Science Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Southern Methodist University with a master's in compsci.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
SMU also has a doctoral program available in compsci. In 2019, 2 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 TX, the home state for Southern Methodist University.
|Occupation||Jobs in TX||Average Salary in TX|
|Software Applications Developers||71,260||$108,760|
|Systems Software Developers||28,720||$110,740|
|Computer and Information Systems Managers||22,350||$154,650|
*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 Jeffrey Beall under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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