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Computer Science Schools in Georgia

1,259 students earned CompSci degrees in Georgia in the 2018-2019 year.

A Computer Science major is the 3rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 809
Master’s Degree 343
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 42
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 42
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 42
Associate’s Degree 37
Post-Master’s Certificate 28
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 28

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Science Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 16.8%
  • Black or African American: 12.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.8%
  • White: 32.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 29.6%
  • Other Races: 3.9%
Computer Science Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in Georgia

97,500 people in the state and 2,790,990 in the nation are employed in jobs related to compsci.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Georgia

CompSci grads earn an average of $92,390 in the state and $96,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

295 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
38,920 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 4.29 years. The full-time teacher rate is 91%.

295 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
37,807 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.90%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 63% are considered full time. 91% of students get financical aid.

283 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
35,041 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 74% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.70 years.

158 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
36,302 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,927. The average student takes 4.59 years to complete their degree at Georgia Tech. The student loan default rate is 1.30% which is lower than average.

#5

Emory University

Atlanta
93 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
14,415 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. 58% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.08 years.

#6

Georgia Military College

Milledgeville
37 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,766 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 22%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,976. Graduates earn an average $24,800 after graduation.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
7,031 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate of 3.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
8,740 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 96% are considered full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $20,828. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
6,879 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $11,160. Graduates earn an average $32,100 after graduation. The average student takes 4.85 years to complete their degree at Clayton State University.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
2,950 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 73% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it.

Computer Science Careers in GA

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 27% $100,820
Information Security Analysts 23% $90,600
Computer Science Professors 14% $73,710
Computer Workers 13% $85,280
Computer and Information Systems Managers 13% $136,190
Web Developers 12% $78,070
Computer and Information Research Scientists 10% $96,490
Systems Software Developers 10% $104,640
Computer Network Support Specialists 6% $68,530
Computer Programmers -9% $87,770

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Computer Information Systems 3,460
Information Technology 2,237
Data Processing 599
Data Entry 575
Computer Programming 492
Information Science 431
Computer Software Applications 359
Computer Systems Networking 59

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