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Computer Science Schools in Pennsylvania

1,542 students earned CompSci degrees in Pennsylvania in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Computer Science is the 36th most popular major out of a total 328 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,103
Master’s Degree 268
Associate’s Degree 106
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 52
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 52
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 52
Post-Master’s Certificate 13
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 13

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Science Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 15.3%
  • Black or African American: 3.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.1%
  • White: 47.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 25.4%
  • Other Races: 5.3%
Computer Science Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 94,110 people in the state and 2,790,990 people in the nation working in compsci jobs.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Pennsylvania

In this state, compsci grads earn an average of $96,370. Nationwide, they make an average of $96,200.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 45 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

286 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
14,029 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $69,800 after earning their degree at this institution. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.10%.

232 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
28,673 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 76%. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years.

#3

Drexel University

Philadelphia
159 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
24,634 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 54%. Most students complete their degree in 4.67 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $53,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

139 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
25,860 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $71,600 after earning their degree at this institution. 58% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 74%.

#5

Lehigh University

Bethlehem
122 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
6,849 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $66,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $30,832. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 83% are considered full time.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
46,810 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 82%.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
6% Graduation Rate
4,803 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 42 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 32% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.63 years to graduate.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
2,600 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 92%. In their early career, Pitt Johnstown grads earn an average salary of $39,500. 95% of students get financical aid.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
406 Total Students

58% of the teachers are full time. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. An average student at South Hills School of Business & Technology will pay a net price of $17,717.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,451 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $29,400 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,381. 66% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,769 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,523. 16% of the teachers are full time. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Computer Science Careers in PA

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 26% $93,670
Information Security Analysts 26% $95,580
Computer and Information Research Scientists 13% $106,800
Systems Software Developers 12% $98,440
Web Developers 11% $68,430
Computer and Information Systems Managers 10% $139,180
Computer Workers 7% $84,660
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 compsci.

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Computer Information Systems 3,352
Information Science 1,710
Information Technology 1,637
Computer Software Applications 398
Computer Systems Networking 268
Computer Programming 182
Computer Systems Analysis 35
Other Computer Sciences 32

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