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190 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
307 Master's Degrees Annually
#253 in Popularity

Types of Degrees Other Computer Sciences Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many other computer and information sciences graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 336
Master’s Degree 307
Associate’s Degree 191
Bachelor’s Degree 190
Graduate Certificate 167
Undergraduate Certificate 40
Doctor’s Degree 12

Who Is Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Other Computer Sciences?

190 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
22% Percent Women
41% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
This is a less frequently chosen undergraduate major. Only 190 students graduated with a bachelor’s degree in other computer and information sciences in 2019, making it rank #253 in popularity. This major attracts more men than women. About 78% of the graduates in this field are male.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of other computer science majors is as follows:

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Other Computer Science Students with Bachelor's Degrees
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9
Black or African American 53
Hispanic or Latino 10
White 84
International Students 15
Other Races/Ethnicities 19

Geographic Diversity

Students from other countries are interested in Other Computer Science, too. About 7.9% of those with this major are international students. The most popular countries for students from outside the country are:

  • China
  • Saudi Arabia
  • India
  • South Korea
  • Angola

Bachelor’s Degree Starting Salary

Data from the U.S. Department of Education shows that other computer and information sciences students who graduated in 2015-2017 with a bachelor’s degree made a median starting salary of $48,100 per year. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $46,400 (25th percentile) and $51,850 (75th percentile).


It’s important to note that just because the people reporting these salaries have a degree in other computer science, it does not mean that they are working in a job related to their degree.

Online Other Computer Sciences Programs

In 2018-2019, 162 schools offered a other computer science program of some type. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.

Degree Level Colleges Offering Programs Colleges Offering Online Classes
Certificate (Less Than 1 Year) 46 11
Certificate (1-2 years) 32 1
Certificate (2-4 Years) 2 0
Associate’s Degree 42 5
Bachelor’s Degree 11 4
Post-Baccalaureate 46 11
Master’s Degree 21 6
Post-Master’s 5 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 6 0
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 0 0

You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to other computer science.

Major Number of Grads
Computer Information Systems 76,482
Computer Science 47,906
Information Technology 33,399
Information Science 17,779
Computer Systems Networking 14,055
Computer Software & Applications 12,793
Computer Programming 10,688
Computer Systems Analysis 2,472
Data Processing 2,138
Data Entry 1,382


*The racial-ethnic minorities 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 racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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