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181 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
267 Master's Degrees Annually
#254 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 2017-2018 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 339
Master’s Degree 267
Associate’s Degree 256
Bachelor’s Degree 187
Graduate Certificate 183
Undergraduate Certificate 48
Doctor’s Degree 23

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

187 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
29% Percent Women
36% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities
This is a less frequently chosen undergraduate major. Only 181 students graduated with a bachelor’s degree in other computer and information sciences in 2018, making it rank #254 in popularity. This major attracts more men than women. About 71% 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 7
Black or African American 39
Hispanic or Latino 15
White 91
International Students 9
Other Races/Ethnicities 26

Geographic Diversity

Other Computer Science appeals to people across the globe. About 4.8% 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

According to 2017-2018 data from the U.S. Department of Education, students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in other computer science have a median salary of $48,100 during the early years of their career. 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 2017-2018, 171 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) 48 10
Certificate (1-2 years) 36 3
Certificate (2-4 Years) 2 0
Associate’s Degree 43 7
Bachelor’s Degree 12 2
Post-Baccalaureate 48 10
Master’s Degree 19 6
Post-Master’s 5 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 5 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 74,454
Computer Science 44,313
Information Technology 30,179
Information Science 17,384
Computer Systems Networking 13,791
Computer Software & Applications 11,900
Computer Programming 10,098
Computer Systems Analysis 2,655
Data Processing 2,185
Data Entry 1,461


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