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431 CompSci students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Computer Science is the 8th most popular major in the state out of a total 11 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 322
Master’s Degree 74
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 20
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 20
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 20
Associate’s Degree 15

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Science Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.7%
  • Black or African American: 8.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.3%
  • White: 41.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 20.9%
  • Other Races: 6.5%
Computer Science Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in Florida

117,490 people in the state and 2,790,990 in the nation are employed in jobs related to compsci.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Florida

In this state, compsci grads earn an average of $78,900. Nationwide, they make an average of $96,200.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 18 colleges in Florida that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

#1

Full Sail University

Winter Park
86 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
21,666 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 84% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 97% are considered full time.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
6,022 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $38,000 after graduation. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#3

University of Miami

Coral Gables
62 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
17,811 Total Students

72% of students get financical aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.90%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $47,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
9% Graduation Rate
8,808 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 7.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $27,500 after graduation.

#5

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale
37 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
20,576 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $25,816. The student loan default rate is 2.20% which is lower than average. 39% of the teachers are full time.

#6

Saint Leo University

Saint Leo
31 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
10,912 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. 23% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
44,246 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $36,800 after graduation. The 1.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
3,305 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.14 years to graduate.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
7,056 Total Students

In their early career, Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach grads earn an average salary of $47,900. The student loan default rate is 4.20% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
3,691 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $34,700 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.60%. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,429 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,900 a year. The average student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree at Stetson.

Computer Science Careers in FL

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 40% $92,620
Information Security Analysts 38% $89,160
Systems Software Developers 22% $99,050
Web Developers 22% $59,290
Computer and Information Systems Managers 21% $120,580
Computer Workers 19% $76,500
Computer Network Support Specialists 19% $55,270
Computer Science Professors 15% $69,130
Computer and Information Research Scientists 13% $95,990
Computer Programmers 2% $72,860

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Computer Information Systems 4,955
Information Technology 2,315
Computer Software Applications 1,200
Computer Programming 1,101
Computer Systems Networking 565
Computer Systems Analysis 546
Information Science 463
Other Computer Sciences 17

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