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59 students earned CompSci degrees in Mississippi in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Computer Science is the 5th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in Mississippi

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 33
Associate’s Degree 21
Master’s Degree 3
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Science Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.5%
  • Black or African American: 35.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 40.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.5%
  • Other Races: 6.8%
Computer Science Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in Mississippi

There are 6,700 people in the state and 2,790,990 people in the nation working in compsci jobs.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Mississippi

CompSci grads earn an average of $80,790 in the state and $96,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Mississippi that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
4,733 Total Students

An average student at MC will pay a net price of $17,192. The student loan default rate of 7.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.31 years to graduate.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
4,574 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.27 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,113 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. 92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#4

Rust College

Holly Springs
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
738 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $10,364. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $18,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 91%.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,768 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 97% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,465.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,516 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $19,100 after graduation. 99% of students get financical aid. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
7,020 Total Students

68% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $25,100 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,492.

#7

Tougaloo College

Tougaloo
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
716 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $14,262. In their early career, Tougaloo grads earn an average salary of $23,100. 97% of students get financical aid.

Computer Science Careers in MS

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 28% $79,220
Information Security Analysts 20% $63,040
Computer Science Professors 12% $69,130
Web Developers 11% $59,300
Systems Software Developers 9% $77,710
Computer and Information Systems Managers 8% $90,490
Computer Network Support Specialists 6% $48,560
Computer Workers 3% $78,970
Computer and Information Research Scientists 0% $94,210
Computer Programmers -12% $71,870

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Computer Information Systems 314
Computer Systems Networking 237
Computer Programming 112
Information Technology 83
Data Processing 35
Computer Software Applications 21
Other Computer Sciences 4

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