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Computer Programming Schools in Pennsylvania

182 Programming students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Computer Programming major is the 7th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Computer Programming Majors in Pennsylvania

Programming majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 102
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 51
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 22
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 22
Bachelor’s Degree 7

Gender Distribution

In Pennsylvania, a programming major is more popular with men than with women.

Computer Programming Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of programming majors in Pennsylvania is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.4%
  • Black or African American: 7.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.1%
  • White: 61.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.7%
  • Other Races: 12.1%
Computer Programming Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Programming Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 58,660 people in the state and 1,880,050 people in the nation working in programming jobs.

Computer Programming Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Computer Programming Jobs in Pennsylvania

In this state, programming grads earn an average of $85,800. Nationwide, they make an average of $89,580.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 21 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer programming degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,086 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,292. Graduates earn an average $26,300 after graduation. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,651 Total Students

96% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 60%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $24,303.

#3

Temple University

Philadelphia
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
39,740 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.44 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,100 a year. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#3

Hussian College

Philadelphia
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
81 Total Students

8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,600 a year.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,109 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,487. Graduates earn an average $27,500 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,672 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,700 a year.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,314 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $10,931. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 65% of students receive it.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,769 Total Students

16% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Northampton Community College will pay a net price of $8,523. Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,848 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,648. In their early career, Westmoreland College grads earn an average salary of $26,400. 22% of the teachers are full time.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
4,291 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.28 years to graduate. The student loan default rate is 4.00% which is lower than average.

Computer Programming Careers in PA

Some of the careers programming majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 26% $93,670
Systems Software Developers 12% $98,440
Web Developers 11% $68,430
Computer Science Professors 7% $87,390
Computer Network Support Specialists 4% $61,270
Computer Programmers -8% $84,880

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to programming.

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Computer Information Systems 3,352
Information Science 1,710
Information Technology 1,637
Computer Science 1,542
Computer Software Applications 398
Computer Systems Networking 268
Computer Systems Analysis 35
Other Computer Sciences 32

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