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Computer Science Schools in Michigan

445 students earned CompSci degrees in Michigan in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Computer Science is the 5th most popular major in the state out of a total 11 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in Michigan

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 349
Master’s Degree 71
Associate’s Degree 16
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 9

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Science Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.8%
  • Black or African American: 3.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.3%
  • White: 66.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 17.3%
  • Other Races: 4.7%
Computer Science Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in Michigan

There are 72,170 people in the state and 2,790,990 people in the nation working in compsci jobs.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Michigan

A typical salary for a compsci grad in the state is $88,560, compared to a typical salary of $96,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in Michigan that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

74 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
21,470 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 7.00% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 63% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $19,119.

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
7,027 Total Students

In their early career, Michigan Tech grads earn an average salary of $55,200. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.80%. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

#3

Davenport University

Grand Rapids
58 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
6,429 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,400 a year. The average student takes 4.50 years to complete their degree at Davenport University. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

#4

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant
46 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
19,362 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $34,100 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $15,677. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
17,784 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.10%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Graduates earn an average $32,000 after graduation.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
2,848 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This private institution charges an average net price of $30,001. The full-time teacher rate is 36%.

#7

Baker College

Owosso
27 Degrees in Major Awarded
14% Graduation Rate
7,606 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 12% are considered full time. This private school has an average net price of $12,329. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it.

#8

Calvin University

Grand Rapids
26 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
3,570 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.40%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.22 years.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
2,221 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $38,117. The 4.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 5.08 years.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
7,297 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.00%. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 54% are considered full time.

Computer Science Careers in MI

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 35% $90,570
Software Applications Developers 31% $87,880
Systems Software Developers 15% $88,800
Web Developers 13% $63,750
Computer and Information Research Scientists 12% $103,470
Computer and Information Systems Managers 12% $122,460
Computer Network Support Specialists 10% $57,150
Computer Workers 8% $73,650
Computer Science Professors 6% $96,920
Computer Programmers -7% $75,080

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

Major Annual Graduates in MI
Computer Information Systems 2,080
Information Technology 732
Computer Programming 496
Information Science 464
Computer Software Applications 298
Computer Systems Networking 261
Computer Systems Analysis 42
Other Computer Sciences 30

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