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Graduate Certificate in Computer Science

102 Yearly Graduations
33% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 27 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a graduate certificate in compsci. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were male, and 25 were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 23.5% of compsci graduates were international students.

Education Levels of CompSci Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 102 students earned their graduate certificate in compsci. This earns it the #100 spot on the list of the most popular graduate certificate programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in compsci at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 31,737
Master’s Degree 11,600
Associate’s Degree 2,944
Doctor’s Degree 1,182
Basic Certificate 299
Graduate Certificate 102
Undergraduate Certificate 42

Earnings of CompSci Majors With Graduate Certificate

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for compsci majors with their graduate certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue graduate certificate in compsci. About 66.7% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 68
Women 34
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificate in CompSci

The racial-ethnic distribution of compsci graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 45
International Students 24
Other Races/Ethnicities 11
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of CompSci Graduate Certificate Students

There are 27 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in compsci. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Seattle University

Seattle, Washington
37 Yearly Graduations
38% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Seattle University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for compsci majors who are seeking their graduate certificate. Roughly 7,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $45,765 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $19,280 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 37 people received their graduate certificate in compsci from Seattle U. Around 16% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 38% were women.

#2

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, Georgia
28 Yearly Graduations
36% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Kennesaw State University is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in compsci. Each year, around 35,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,450 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,328 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 28 graduate certificate were handed out to compsci majors at KSU Georgia. Of these students, 36% were women and 39% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

Drexel University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
13 Yearly Graduations
31% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Drexel University comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in compsci. Each year, around 24,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $52,146 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $35,181 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 13 graduate certificate were handed out to compsci majors at Drexel. About 31% of this group were women, and 38% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

5 Yearly Graduations

The 4th most popular school in the country for compsci majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Missouri University of Science and Technology. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,120 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,452 per year.

The compsci program at Missouri University of Science and Technology awarded 5 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year.

4 Yearly Graduations
25% Women

University of Nebraska at Omaha is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in compsci. Roughly 15,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,224 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,558 per year.

The compsci program at University of Nebraska at Omaha awarded 4 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year.

#6

University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, Massachusetts
3 Yearly Graduations
33% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in compsci. Roughly 8,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,833 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,390 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 graduate certificate were handed out to compsci majors at UMass Dartmouth. Of these students, 33% were women and 67% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#7

University of Idaho

Moscow, Idaho
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

University of Idaho is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in compsci. Each year, around 12,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,182 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,754 per year.

The compsci program at University of Idaho awarded 2 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year.

#7

Tufts University

Medford, Massachusetts
2 Yearly Graduations

The 7th most popular school in the country for compsci majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Tufts University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,324 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $52,724 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 graduate certificate were handed out to compsci majors at Tufts.

#7

Stevens Institute of Technology

Hoboken, New Jersey
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Stevens Institute of Technology is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in compsci. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $52,134 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $36,680 per year.

The compsci program at Stevens Institute of Technology awarded 2 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 100% were women and 50% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#10

George Washington University

Washington, District of Columbia
1 Yearly Graduations

George Washington University is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in compsci. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,453 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $31,770 per year.

The compsci program at George Washington University awarded 1 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year.

#10

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester, Massachusetts
1 Yearly Graduations

The 10th most popular school in the country for compsci majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Worcester Polytechnic Institute. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $51,604 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $28,188 per year.

The compsci program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute awarded 1 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year.

#10

Missouri State University - Springfield

Springfield, Missouri
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 10th most popular school in the country for compsci majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Missouri State University - Springfield. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,540 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,202 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 graduate certificate were handed out to compsci majors at Missouri State.

#10

Texas State University

San Marcos, Texas
1 Yearly Graduations

Texas State University comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in compsci. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,052 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,751 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their graduate certificate in compsci from Texas State.

#10

University of Memphis

Memphis, Tennessee
1 Yearly Graduations

University of Memphis is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in compsci. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,208 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,216 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their graduate certificate in compsci from U of Memphis.

#10

Chicago State University

Chicago, Illinois
1 Yearly Graduations

Chicago State University comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in compsci. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,488 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,850 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 graduate certificate were handed out to compsci majors at CSU.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to compsci that offer graduate certificate.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Information Technology 1,078
Computer Information Systems 537
Information Science 390
Computer Software Applications 331
Other Computer Sciences 167

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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