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Computer Science Schools in Connecticut

In 2018-2019, 283 students earned their CompSci degrees in CT.

In terms of popularity, Computer Science is the 2nd most popular major in the state out of a total 10 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in Connecticut

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 138
Associate’s Degree 73
Master’s Degree 67
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 5

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Science Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 15.2%
  • Black or African American: 5.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.1%
  • White: 35.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 29.7%
  • Other Races: 6.4%
Computer Science Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in Connecticut

In this state, there are 32,830 people employed in jobs related to a compsci degree, compared to 2,790,990 nationwide.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Connecticut

CompSci grads earn an average of $100,340 in the state and $96,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,280 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 74% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. It takes the average student 4.17 years to graduate.

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
5,089 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,300 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 28% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.34 years.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,864 Total Students

A typical student attending Gateway Community College will pay a net price of $6,931. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 20% are considered full time.

#4

Wesleyan University

Middletown
35 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
3,230 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 47% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1.

#5

Connecticut College

New London
23 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
1,861 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 1.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $41,400 a year.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,083 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 21% are considered full time. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 77% of students receive it.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,304 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,069. 68% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 9.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,511 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. The 6.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,576.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,836 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Graduates earn an average $24,600 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,206.

#10

University of New Haven

West Haven
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
6,793 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $32,975. Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

Computer Science Careers in CT

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 29% $100,150
Systems Software Developers 15% $98,550
Web Developers 15% $76,400
Computer and Information Systems Managers 14% $136,500
Computer Workers 12% $99,730
Computer Network Support Specialists 8% $79,430
Computer Science Professors 3% $87,200
Computer Programmers -4% $91,980

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Computer Information Systems 535
Information Technology 75
Computer Programming 46
Information Science 41
Computer Software Applications 41
Computer Systems Networking 28
Other Computer Sciences 3
Data Entry 2

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