Miami Dade College Computer Science Programs
Miami Dade College is a public institution situated in Miami, Florida. The location of MDC is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.
Miami Dade College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
MDC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at MDC.
Where Is Miami Dade College?
Contact details for MDC are given below.
|Address:||300 Ne 2Nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132-2204|
How Do I Get Into MDC?
You can apply to MDC online at: https://mdcwap.mdc.edu/admission/ssncaveat.aspx?type=N
Can I Afford Miami Dade College?
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At MDC, approximately 3% of students took out student loans averaging $5,636 a year. That adds up to $22,544 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at MDC is 7.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Miami Dade College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 21,473 full-time undergraduates at MDC, 43% are male and 57% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Miami Dade College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||2,786|
|Hispanic or Latino||15,229|
Florida students aren't the only ones who study at Miami Dade College. At this time, 23 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 114 countries are represented at MDC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Venezuela, Brazil, and Colombia.
Online Learning at Miami Dade College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at MDC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 6th most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of MDC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Miami Dade College was 1.4%. This is the #1,482 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at MDC regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of MDC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|App Specific Computer Programming||53%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at MDC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at MDC.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|General Computer Programming||#50|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Miami Dade College Computer Science Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Major||Basic Certificate||Associate’s||Undergraduate Certificate||Bachelor’s||TOTAL|
|Network & System Administration/Administrator||89||18||4||0||111|
|General Computer & Information Sciences||0||0||0||19||19|
|App Specific Computer Programming||0||0||15||0||15|
|General Computer Programming||3||7||0||0||10|
|Computer Programming Certifications||4||0||0||0||4|
|Web & Multimedia Design||0||0||0||0||0|
|Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications||0||0||0||0||0|
*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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