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198 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
251 Master's Degrees Annually
#258 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 2020-2021 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 844
Master’s Degree 251
Associate Degree 216
Bachelor’s Degree 198
Graduate Certificate 172
Undergraduate Certificate 54
Doctor’s Degree 20

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

198 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
24% Percent Women
40% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
This is a less frequently chosen undergraduate major. Only 198 students graduated with a bachelor’s degree in other computer and information sciences in 2021, making it rank #258 in popularity. This major attracts more men than women. About 76% 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:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9
Black or African American 50
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 82
International Students 30
Other Races/Ethnicities 15

Geographic Diversity

Students from other countries are interested in Other Computer Science, too. About 15.2% 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 2017-2019 with a bachelor’s degree made a median starting salary of $51,195 per year. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $51,125 (25th percentile) and $52,065 (75th percentile).


One thing to note here is that not all of these people may be working in careers related to other computer science.

Online Other Computer Sciences Programs

In 2020-2021, 121 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) 0 0
Certificate (1-2 years) 20 1
Certificate (2-4 Years) 1 0
Associate’s Degree 31 3
Bachelor’s Degree 13 1
Post-Baccalaureate 0 0
Master’s Degree 12 1
Post-Master’s 4 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 6 1
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 88,434
Computer Science 59,565
Information Technology 40,555
Information Science 18,325
Computer Systems Networking 14,700
Computer Software & Applications 14,336
Computer Programming 11,939
Computer Systems Analysis 2,338
Data Processing 1,955
Data Entry 552


*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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