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Computer Programming Schools in Pennsylvania

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

In terms of popularity, Computer Programming is the 153rd most popular major in the state out of a total 328 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Computer Programming Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 102
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 51
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 22
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 22
Bachelor’s Degree 7

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Programming Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.4%
  • Black or African American: 7.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.1%
  • White: 61.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.7%
  • Other Races: 12.1%
Computer Programming Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Programming Grads in Pennsylvania

In this state, there are 58,660 people employed in jobs related to a programming degree, compared to 1,880,050 nationwide.

Computer Programming Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Computer Programming Jobs in Pennsylvania

Programming grads earn an average of $85,800 in the state and $89,580 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,086 Total Students

66% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 21% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,300 a year.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,651 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,500 after earning their degree at this institution. 60% of the teachers are full time.

#3

Temple University

Philadelphia
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
39,740 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.44 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. In their early career, Temple grads earn an average salary of $39,100.

#3

Hussian College

Philadelphia
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
81 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1. In their early career, Hussian grads earn an average salary of $21,600. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $21,424.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,109 Total Students

76% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $6,487. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,500 a year.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,672 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 42% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it. In their early career, Community College of Philadelphia grads earn an average salary of $25,700.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,314 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,700 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 65% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 22% are considered full time.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,769 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,523. 76% of students get financical aid.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,848 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
4,291 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. An average student at Gannon will pay a net price of $21,526. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Computer Programming Careers in PA

Some of the careers programming majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 26% $93,670
Systems Software Developers 12% $98,440
Web Developers 11% $68,430
Computer Science Professors 7% $87,390
Computer Network Support Specialists 4% $61,270
Computer Programmers -8% $84,880

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Computer Information Systems 3,352
Information Science 1,710
Information Technology 1,637
Computer Science 1,542
Computer Software Applications 398
Computer Systems Networking 268
Computer Systems Analysis 35
Other Computer Sciences 32

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