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

As a degree choice, Computer Science is the 2nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in Maine

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 113
Associate’s Degree 15
Master’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Science Majors in ME Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.5%
  • Black or African American: 3.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.1%
  • White: 67.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 11.6%
  • Other Races: 6.2%
Computer Science Majors in ME Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in Maine

In this state, there are 7,130 people employed in jobs related to a compsci degree, compared to 2,790,990 nationwide.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. ME

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Maine

In this state, compsci grads earn an average of $82,270. Nationwide, they make an average of $96,200.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Maine that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

#1

Colby College

Waterville
34 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
2,003 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.06 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $18,553.

#2

Bowdoin College

Brunswick
30 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
1,835 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $21,300. In their early career, Bowdoin grads earn an average salary of $44,600. Most students complete their degree in 4.06 years.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,561 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,388. Most students complete their degree in 4.44 years. The full-time teacher rate is 70%.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
8,429 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. A typical student attending University of Southern Maine will pay a net price of $12,180. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 34% are considered full time.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,384 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,300 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending SMCC will pay a net price of $10,521.

#6

Thomas College

Waterville
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
1,949 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,600 after earning their degree at this institution. An average student at Thomas College will pay a net price of $21,411.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
1,930 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 69% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 4.70% which is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.26 years.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,630 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. 15% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,661.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,457 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,600 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $10,418.

Computer Science Careers in ME

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title ME Job Growth ME Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 23% $79,510
Software Applications Developers 22% $87,150
Systems Software Developers 6% $99,170
Computer and Information Systems Managers 5% $115,370
Web Developers 4% $56,930
Computer Workers 4% $77,640
Computer Network Support Specialists 3% $62,300
Computer Science Professors 0% $65,650
Computer Programmers -13% $82,230

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

Major Annual Graduates in ME
Information Technology 138
Computer Information Systems 42
Computer Software Applications 13
Computer Programming 4

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