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Computer Science Schools in Nevada

In 2018-2019, 119 students earned their CompSci degrees in NV.

As a degree choice, Computer Science is the 53rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in Nevada

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 96
Master’s Degree 21
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Science Majors in NV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 23.5%
  • Black or African American: 5.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.8%
  • White: 18.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 19.3%
  • Other Races: 16.8%
Computer Science Majors in NV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in Nevada

13,290 people in the state and 2,790,990 in the nation are employed in jobs related to compsci.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. NV

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Nevada

CompSci grads earn an average of $80,580 in the state and $96,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Nevada that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

119 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
30,457 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.50%. The average student takes 4.98 years to complete their degree at UNLV. In their early career, UNLV grads earn an average salary of $36,500.

#2

Western Nevada College

Carson City
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,327 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 74% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. A typical student attending WNC will pay a net price of $10,960.

Computer Science Careers in NV

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
Systems Software Developers 70% $90,960
Software Applications Developers 66% $102,380
Information Security Analysts 39% $85,870
Computer and Information Research Scientists 33% $107,770
Computer and Information Systems Managers 32% $123,390
Computer Network Support Specialists 30% $57,900
Web Developers 26% $55,380
Computer Workers 25% $71,210
Computer Science Professors 21% $65,060
Computer Programmers 2% $81,700

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

Major Annual Graduates in NV
Information Technology 282
Computer Systems Networking 171
Computer Information Systems 147
Computer Programming 38
Data Processing 34
Computer Software Applications 19
Computer Systems Analysis 4
Data Entry 2

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