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Computer Programming Schools in Minnesota

210 Programming students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Computer Programming is the 91st most popular major in the state out of a total 288 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Computer Programming Majors in Minnesota

Programming majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 103
Associate’s Degree 96
Bachelor’s Degree 8
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 3
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 3

Gender Distribution

In Minnesota, a programming major is more popular with men than with women.

Computer Programming Majors in MN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of programming majors in Minnesota is as follows:

  • Asian: 12.9%
  • Black or African American: 12.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.8%
  • White: 61.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.9%
  • Other Races: 6.7%
Computer Programming Majors in MN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Programming Grads in Minnesota

38,090 people in the state and 1,880,050 in the nation are employed in jobs related to programming.

Computer Programming Jobs Nationwide vs. MN

Wages for Computer Programming Jobs in Minnesota

Programming grads earn an average of $86,710 in the state and $89,580 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 21 colleges in Minnesota that offer programming degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,198 Total Students

In their early career, North Hennepin Community College grads earn an average salary of $33,200. This public school has an average net price of $10,138. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,014 Total Students

In their early career, Minneapolis Community and Technical College grads earn an average salary of $28,200. This public school has an average net price of $13,115. 45% of the teachers are full time.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,433 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,900 after earning their degree at this institution. 45% of the teachers are full time. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#4

Saint Paul College

Saint Paul
18 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,656 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 50% are considered full time. 88% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,086 Total Students

48% of the teachers are full time. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 86% of students get financical aid.

#6

Hennepin Technical College

Brooklyn Park
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,625 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 72% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,134 Total Students

83% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $34,100 after graduation.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,255 Total Students

85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,695 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 43%. 75% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

#9

Capella University

Minneapolis
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
37,859 Total Students

14% of the teachers are full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $7,290. 100% of students get financical aid.

Computer Programming Careers in MN

Some of the careers programming majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 24% $95,220
Computer Network Support Specialists 11% $59,610
Web Developers 8% $77,880
Systems Software Developers 2% $106,290
Computer Science Professors 2% $83,440
Computer Programmers -9% $81,200

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to programming.

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Computer Science 1,221
Information Technology 834
Computer Information Systems 741
Computer Systems Networking 316
Computer Software Applications 238
Information Science 151
Computer Systems Analysis 148
Other Computer Sciences 23

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