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Computer Science Schools in New Jersey

In 2018-2019, 722 students earned their CompSci degrees in NJ.

A Computer Science major is the 3rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 347
Bachelor’s Degree 255
Associate’s Degree 86
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 32
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 32
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 32
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Science Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of compsci majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 15.2%
  • Black or African American: 2.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.4%
  • White: 28.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 41.3%
  • Other Races: 6.5%
Computer Science Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in New Jersey

105,440 people in the state and 2,790,990 in the nation are employed in jobs related to compsci.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in New Jersey

CompSci grads earn an average of $105,890 in the state and $96,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in New Jersey that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

321 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
7,283 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.90%. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

#2

Princeton University

Princeton
213 Degrees in Major Awarded
97% Graduation Rate
8,419 Total Students

5 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private institution charges an average net price of $9,749. The average student takes 4.10 years to complete their degree at Princeton.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
8,206 Total Students

The average student takes 4.45 years to complete their degree at FDU. The full-time teacher rate is 27%. This private school has an average net price of $13,339.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,181 Total Students

In their early career, Union County College grads earn an average salary of $25,200. This public school has an average net price of $3,500. 24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,488 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 53% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,600 a year. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#6

Rowan University

Glassboro
21 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
19,618 Total Students

The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at Rowan. The full-time teacher rate is 49%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,953 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 28 to 1. 67% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#8

Drew University

Madison
14 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
2,319 Total Students

The average student takes 4.08 years to complete their degree at Drew. This private school has an average net price of $26,359. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
3,366 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.33 years. An average student at FDU will pay a net price of $21,590.

#10

Bloomfield College

Bloomfield
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
1,628 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $20,951. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
11,518 Total Students

A typical student attending NJIT will pay a net price of $18,696. The student loan default rate of 4.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid.

Computer Science Careers in NJ

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 22% $101,460
Information Security Analysts 21% $118,760
Computer and Information Research Scientists 11% $124,240
Web Developers 9% $78,010
Computer Science Professors 8% $94,150
Computer and Information Systems Managers 8% $161,450
Computer Workers 7% $99,500
Systems Software Developers 6% $121,680
Computer Network Support Specialists 4% $81,150
Computer Programmers -13% $76,320

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Computer Information Systems 2,718
Information Science 754
Computer Systems Networking 552
Computer Programming 156
Information Technology 145
Computer Software Applications 79
Computer Systems Analysis 29
Other Computer Sciences 13

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