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Computer Science Schools in Colorado

In 2018-2019, 1,003 students earned their CompSci degrees in CO.

In terms of popularity, Computer Science is the 2nd most popular major in the state out of a total 9 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in Colorado

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 701
Master’s Degree 221
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 76
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 76
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 76
Associate’s Degree 5

Gender Distribution

In Colorado, a compsci major is more popular with men than with women.

Computer Science Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of compsci majors in Colorado is as follows:

  • Asian: 11.2%
  • Black or African American: 4.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.9%
  • White: 54.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 13.0%
  • Other Races: 11.1%
Computer Science Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in Colorado

There are 79,360 people in the state and 2,790,990 people in the nation working in compsci jobs.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Colorado

A typical salary for a compsci grad in the state is $102,470, compared to a typical salary of $96,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Colorado that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

432 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
37,883 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $21,510. The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at CU - Boulder.

145 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
27,232 Total Students

The average student takes 4.42 years to complete their degree at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $15,658. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

129 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
6,628 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.20%.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
20,080 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 73% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. The average student takes 5.07 years to complete their degree at MSU Denver.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
12,931 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. An average student at DU will pay a net price of $28,991.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
12,807 Total Students

In their early career, UCCS grads earn an average salary of $34,600. The 5.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $15,812.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
6,908 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate is 3.70% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 45%.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
4,304 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. 98% of the teachers are full time.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
85 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $26,769. 38% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.00 years.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,893 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Computer Science Careers in CO

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Web Developers 42% $71,360
Information Security Analysts 33% $98,090
Software Applications Developers 31% $104,980
Systems Software Developers 30% $117,350
Computer and Information Systems Managers 30% $153,780
Computer and Information Research Scientists 23% $117,330
Computer Science Professors 22% $73,310
Computer Workers 20% $99,840
Computer Network Support Specialists 17% $69,980
Computer Programmers 0% $92,680

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

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Computer Information Systems 2,079
Computer Systems Networking 397
Information Technology 260
Information Science 253
Computer Software Applications 157
Computer Programming 60
Computer Systems Analysis 20

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