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Computer Science Schools in Florida

In 2018-2019, 431 students earned their CompSci degrees in FL.

As a degree choice, Computer Science is the 115th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 322
Master’s Degree 74
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 20
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 20
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 20
Associate’s Degree 15

Gender Distribution

In Florida, a compsci major is more popular with men than with women.

Computer Science Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of compsci majors in Florida is as follows:

  • Asian: 6.7%
  • Black or African American: 8.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.3%
  • White: 41.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 20.9%
  • Other Races: 6.5%
Computer Science Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in Florida

There are 117,490 people in the state and 2,790,990 people in the nation working in compsci jobs.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Florida

CompSci grads earn an average of $78,900 in the state and $96,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 18 colleges in Florida that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

#1

Full Sail University

Winter Park
86 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
20,170 Total Students

An average student at Full Sail University will pay a net price of $25,440. The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 97%.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
6,271 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $31,900. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 94% are considered full time.

#3

University of Miami

Coral Gables
62 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
17,331 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $47,500 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $30,841. Most students complete their degree in 4.16 years.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
9% Graduation Rate
8,760 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.22 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

#5

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale
37 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
20,435 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 39% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#6

Saint Leo University

Saint Leo
31 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
11,808 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. This private school has an average net price of $19,545.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
43,846 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.42 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. The 1.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
3,154 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. In their early career, Florida Southern grads earn an average salary of $36,200.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
6,613 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.54 years to complete their degree at Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach. In their early career, Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach grads earn an average salary of $47,900.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
3,705 Total Students

An average student at Palm Beach Atlantic will pay a net price of $23,881. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 100% of the teachers are full time.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,341 Total Students

69% of the teachers are full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $25,978. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,900 a year.

Computer Science Careers in FL

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 40% $92,620
Information Security Analysts 38% $89,160
Systems Software Developers 22% $99,050
Web Developers 22% $59,290
Computer and Information Systems Managers 21% $120,580
Computer Workers 19% $76,500
Computer Network Support Specialists 19% $55,270
Computer Science Professors 15% $69,130
Computer and Information Research Scientists 13% $95,990
Computer Programmers 2% $72,860

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Computer Information Systems 4,955
Information Technology 2,315
Computer Software Applications 1,200
Computer Programming 1,101
Computer Systems Networking 565
Computer Systems Analysis 546
Information Science 463
Other Computer Sciences 17

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