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1,218 Yearly Graduations
$39,500 Median Salary
$8,840 Median Debt
Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 40% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 2.5% of computer software graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Computer Software Majors

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 1,218 students earned their undergraduate certificate in computer software. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in computer software at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 3,277
Basic Certificate 2,720
Associate’s Degree 2,374
Master’s Degree 1,961
Undergraduate Certificate 1,218
Graduate Certificate 349
Doctor’s Degree 1

Earnings of Computer Software Majors With Undergraduate Certificate

The median salary for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in computer software is $39,500. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $39,500 to a high of $40,900.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in computer software is $8,840. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $12,445 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $6,906.

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The median monthly payment of a computer software graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $92.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue undergraduate certificate in computer software. About 61.1% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 744
Women 474
Gender Diversity of Undergraduate Certificate in Computer Software

The racial-ethnic distribution of computer software undergraduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 77
Black or African American 105
Hispanic or Latino 249
White 657
International Students 31
Other Races/Ethnicities 99
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Computer Software Undergraduate Certificate Students

Below are some popular majors that are similar to computer software that offer undergraduate certificate.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Information Technology 2,414
Computer Systems Networking 2,264
Computer Information Systems 1,523
Computer Programming 1,283
Data Processing 445

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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