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Bachelor’s Degree in Data Processing

179 Yearly Graduations
$33,700 Median Salary
$26,532 Median Debt
There are 13 schools in the United States where you can get your bachelor's degree in data processing. This degree is more popular with male students, and about 29% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 10.6% of data processing graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Data Processing Majors

In 2018-2019, 179 earned their bachelor's degree in data processing. This makes it the 259th most popular bachelor's degree program in the country.

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 860
Basic Certificate 592
Undergraduate Certificate 434
Bachelor’s Degree 179
Master’s Degree 57
Graduate Certificate 16

Earnings of Data Processing Majors With Bachelor’s Degree

The median salary for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in data processing is $33,700. A lot of factors can contribute to this number, such as the location of your workplace and the availability of other perks and bonuses.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $33,700 to a high of $33,700.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in data processing is $26,532. 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, $26,613 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $26,450.

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The median monthly payment of a data processing graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $276.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue bachelor's degree in data processing. About 81.6% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 146
Women 33
Gender Diversity of Bachelor's Degree in Data Processing

The racial-ethnic distribution of data processing bachelor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 17
Black or African American 11
Hispanic or Latino 15
White 103
International Students 19
Other Races/Ethnicities 14
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Data Processing Bachelor's Degree Students

There are 13 colleges that offer a bachelor’s degree in data processing. Learn more about the most popular 13 below:

#1

Bellevue College

Bellevue, Washington
53 Yearly Graduations
28% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Bellevue College tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for data processing majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree. Each year, around 13,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 53 people received their bachelor's degree in data processing from BC. Around 32% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 28% were women.

#2

University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, Mississippi
35 Yearly Graduations
3% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Southern Mississippi comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degree in data processing. Roughly 14,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,786 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,786 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 35 people received their bachelor's degree in data processing from Southern Miss. Of these students, 3% were women and 14% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

University of Nevada - Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
28 Yearly Graduations
25% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Nevada - Las Vegas is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in data processing. Roughly 30,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,454 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,459 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 28 people received their bachelor's degree in data processing from UNLV. About 25% of this group were women, and 46% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

18 Yearly Graduations
6% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Arkansas State University - Main Campus comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degree in data processing. Roughly 13,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,540 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,986 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 18 people received their bachelor's degree in data processing from Arkansas State University - Main Campus. About 6% of this group were women, and 22% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

University of San Francisco

San Francisco, California
15 Yearly Graduations
33% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of San Francisco is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in data processing. Each year, around 11,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $49,740 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $25,740 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 15 bachelor's degree were handed out to data processing majors at USFCA. Of these students, 33% were women and 60% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

University of Dubuque

Dubuque, Iowa
12 Yearly Graduations

The 6th most popular school in the country for data processing majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of Dubuque. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $34,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,140 per year.

The data processing program at University of Dubuque awarded 12 bachelor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year.

#7

Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
10 Yearly Graduations
40% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for data processing majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Capella University. Each year, around 36,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,148 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,767 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 people received their bachelor's degree in data processing from Capella University. Around 30% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 40% were women.

#8

Dickinson State University

Dickinson, North Dakota
7 Yearly Graduations
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Dickinson State University is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in data processing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,522 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,826 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 bachelor's degree were handed out to data processing majors at DSU.

#9

Southern Technical College

Fort Myers, Florida
1 Yearly Graduations

Southern Technical College comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degree in data processing. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their bachelor's degree in data processing from Southern Technical College.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to data processing that offer bachelor’s degree.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Computer Information Systems 36,674
Computer Science 31,737
Information Science 9,118
Information Technology 7,229
Computer Software Applications 3,499

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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