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4,220 CompSci students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Computer Science major is the 2nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2,384
Master’s Degree 1,288
Associate’s Degree 463
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 77
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 77
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 77
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 8
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 8

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Science Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 21.5%
  • Black or African American: 4.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.3%
  • White: 26.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 32.3%
  • Other Races: 5.7%
Computer Science Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in New York

In this state, there are 151,130 people employed in jobs related to a compsci degree, compared to 2,790,990 nationwide.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in New York

CompSci grads earn an average of $105,860 in the state and $96,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 49 colleges in New York that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

680 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
31,456 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 58% get financial aid. This private school has an average net price of $22,637.

613 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
24,027 Total Students

60% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate is 1.00% which is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.08 years to graduate.

277 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
16,254 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private school has an average net price of $30,068. Most students complete their degree in 4.71 years.

253 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
18,124 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,958. The 2.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#5

Queens College

Queens
249 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
19,923 Total Students

78% of students get financical aid. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 4.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

245 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
7,528 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $36,159. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $66,100 a year.

232 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
31,923 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 64% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate of 3.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

187 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
13,395 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,400 a year. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private school has an average net price of $29,883.

179 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
12,233 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 88% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.92 years.

#10

LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City
155 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,555 Total Students

In their early career, LaGuardia grads earn an average salary of $25,200. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,877.

Computer Science Careers in NY

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 36% $111,970
Information Security Analysts 28% $113,650
Systems Software Developers 27% $111,320
Computer and Information Research Scientists 21% $125,090
Web Developers 20% $71,730
Computer Science Professors 17% $88,190
Computer and Information Systems Managers 15% $170,210
Computer Workers 11% $90,430
Computer Network Support Specialists 9% $74,540
Computer Programmers -6% $85,450

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Computer Information Systems 6,188
Information Science 2,223
Information Technology 1,575
Computer Software Applications 1,300
Computer Programming 333
Other Computer Sciences 191
Computer Systems Networking 188
Data Processing 183

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