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Computer Science Schools in Virginia

633 CompSci students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Computer Science is the 57th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 336
Associate’s Degree 276
Master’s Degree 21

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Science Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 16.3%
  • Black or African American: 11.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.7%
  • White: 45.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.7%
  • Other Races: 8.8%
Computer Science Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in Virginia

In this state, there are 130,300 people employed in jobs related to a compsci degree, compared to 2,790,990 nationwide.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Virginia

CompSci grads earn an average of $105,270 in the state and $96,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 25 colleges in Virginia that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

257 Degrees in Major Awarded
50,929 Total Students

In their early career, Northern Virginia Community College grads earn an average salary of $33,200. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,903. Of all the students who attend this school, 57% get financial aid.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
9,335 Total Students

In their early career, Radford grads earn an average salary of $36,400. The average student takes 4.30 years to complete their degree at Radford. 86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
8,817 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 80% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,383.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
4,957 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 74% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.60%. 62% of the teachers are full time.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
1,685 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 5.60 years. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
282 Total Students

13% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $16,983. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
91% Graduation Rate
2,223 Total Students

81% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.07 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
4,385 Total Students

72% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,899. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

#9

Bridgewater College

Bridgewater
17 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
1,857 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.30%. The average student takes 4.14 years to complete their degree at Bridgewater. Graduates earn an average $33,600 after graduation.

#9

Longwood University

Farmville
17 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
4,911 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.33 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 4.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Computer Science Careers in VA

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 41% $108,580
Software Applications Developers 33% $109,740
Computer and Information Research Scientists 23% $126,060
Web Developers 16% $85,630
Systems Software Developers 14% $117,400
Computer and Information Systems Managers 14% $164,200
Computer Science Professors 12% $70,710
Computer Workers 12% $104,840
Computer Network Support Specialists 9% $66,070
Computer Programmers -6% $92,550

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Computer Information Systems 3,535
Information Technology 1,247
Information Science 618
Computer Software Applications 306
Other Computer Sciences 137
Computer Programming 118
Computer Systems Networking 45
Computer Systems Analysis 3

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