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

In terms of popularity, Computer Science is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 7 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in Idaho

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 206
Master’s Degree 28
Associate’s Degree 14
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Science Majors in ID Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.1%
  • Black or African American: 0.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.3%
  • White: 68.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 12.2%
  • Other Races: 7.1%
Computer Science Majors in ID Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in Idaho

There are 8,250 people in the state and 2,790,990 people in the nation working in compsci jobs.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. ID

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Idaho

In this state, compsci grads earn an average of $86,590. Nationwide, they make an average of $96,200.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Idaho that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

115 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
26,217 Total Students

In their early career, Boise State grads earn an average salary of $31,000. The full-time teacher rate is 53%. It takes the average student 4.78 years to graduate.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
39,145 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.40%. Graduates earn an average $31,100 after graduation. The average student takes 4.98 years to complete their degree at BYU - I.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
11,926 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.56 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,800 a year. The 5.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
12,402 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 94% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 7.90% which is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.82 years.


North Idaho College

Coeur d'Alene
14 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,068 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,600 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,696. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 42% are considered full time.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
2,111 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,800 after earning their degree at this institution. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.45 years to complete their degree at NNU.

Computer Science Careers in ID

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title ID Job Growth ID Median Salary
Computer and Information Research Scientists 33% $129,400
Software Applications Developers 30% $83,510
Information Security Analysts 29% $80,610
Web Developers 22% $52,370
Computer and Information Systems Managers 16% $93,080
Computer Workers 11% $78,090
Computer Science Professors 11% $95,970
Computer Network Support Specialists 3% $44,360
Computer Programmers -5% $69,260

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

Major Annual Graduates in ID
Computer Software Applications 183
Computer Information Systems 171
Information Technology 126
Computer Systems Networking 87
Computer Programming 40
Information Science 9

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