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Computer Programming Schools in Virginia

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

In this state, Computer Programming is the 7th most popular major out of a total 10 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Computer Programming Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 90
Associate’s Degree 28

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Programming Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.3%
  • Black or African American: 25.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.4%
  • White: 57.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 4.2%
Computer Programming Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Programming Grads in Virginia

There are 85,350 people in the state and 1,880,050 people in the nation working in programming jobs.

Computer Programming Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Computer Programming Jobs in Virginia

In this state, programming grads earn an average of $90,880. Nationwide, they make an average of $89,580.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Virginia that offer programming degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:


ECPI University

Virginia Beach
116 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
13,487 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 44%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,000 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.


Ferrum College

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
1,050 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Graduates earn an average $25,900 after graduation.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
799 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $20,509. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, American National University grads earn an average salary of $18,000.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,303 Total Students

In their early career, Virginia Western Community College grads earn an average salary of $24,800. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 32% are considered full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
5% Graduation Rate
31 Total Students

7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $28,400 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 5.43 years.

Computer Programming Careers in VA

Some of the careers programming majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 33% $109,740
Web Developers 16% $85,630
Systems Software Developers 14% $117,400
Computer Science Professors 12% $70,710
Computer Network Support Specialists 9% $66,070
Computer Programmers -6% $92,550

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Computer Information Systems 3,535
Information Technology 1,247
Computer Science 633
Information Science 618
Computer Software Applications 306
Other Computer Sciences 137
Computer Systems Networking 45
Computer Systems Analysis 3

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