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1,221 CompSci students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Computer Science is the 1st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 952
Associate’s Degree 130
Master’s Degree 110
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 29
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 29
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 29

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Science Majors in MN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.7%
  • Black or African American: 3.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.8%
  • White: 53.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 24.7%
  • Other Races: 5.6%
Computer Science Majors in MN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in Minnesota

In this state, there are 56,730 people employed in jobs related to a compsci degree, compared to 2,790,990 nationwide.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. MN

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Minnesota

In this state, compsci grads earn an average of $93,230. Nationwide, they make an average of $96,200.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 32 colleges in Minnesota that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

512 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
51,327 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.26 years. A typical student attending UMN Twin Cities will pay a net price of $17,479. The full-time teacher rate is 83%.

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
10,858 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 82% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.00%.

92 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
7,592 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 25% are considered full time. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 6.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
13,049 Total Students

86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate of 4.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
7,605 Total Students

65% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.50%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,400 a year.

#6

Carleton College

Northfield
53 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
2,115 Total Students

86% of the teachers are full time. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,743 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,906. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 45% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,198 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,200 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending North Hennepin Community College will pay a net price of $10,138. Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid.

#9

Augsburg University

Minneapolis
31 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
3,425 Total Students

In their early career, Augsburg grads earn an average salary of $38,200. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. The 5.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
9,824 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. This private institution charges an average net price of $28,904. Graduates earn an average $45,400 after graduation.

Computer Science Careers in MN

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Computer and Information Research Scientists 25% $130,830
Information Security Analysts 24% $95,360
Software Applications Developers 24% $95,220
Computer Network Support Specialists 11% $59,610
Computer Workers 10% $77,560
Computer and Information Systems Managers 8% $138,310
Web Developers 8% $77,880
Systems Software Developers 2% $106,290
Computer Science Professors 2% $83,440
Computer Programmers -9% $81,200

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Information Technology 834
Computer Information Systems 741
Computer Systems Networking 316
Computer Software Applications 238
Computer Programming 205
Information Science 151
Computer Systems Analysis 148
Other Computer Sciences 23

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