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29 students earned CompSci degrees in South Dakota in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Computer Science is the 6th most popular major out of a total 9 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in South Dakota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 23
Bachelor’s Degree 6

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Science Majors in SD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of compsci majors in South Dakota is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.4%
  • Black or African American: 3.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 72.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.9%
  • Other Races: 13.8%
Computer Science Majors in SD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in South Dakota

4,170 people in the state and 2,790,990 in the nation are employed in jobs related to compsci.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. SD

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in South Dakota

A typical salary for a compsci grad in the state is $75,000, compared to a typical salary of $96,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in South Dakota that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,228 Total Students

92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,100 a year. The 8.40% student loan default rate is lower than average.


Augustana University

Sioux Falls
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
2,113 Total Students

In their early career, Augustana Sioux Falls grads earn an average salary of $37,700. It takes the average student 4.23 years to graduate. This private school has an average net price of $22,891.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,675 Total Students

In their early career, University of Sioux Falls grads earn an average salary of $36,100. The average student takes 4.22 years to complete their degree at University of Sioux Falls. 100% of students get financical aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
549 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it. This private school has an average net price of $11,906. 86% of the teachers are full time.

Computer Science Careers in SD

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title SD Job Growth SD Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 29% $72,720
Information Security Analysts 29% $91,050
Systems Software Developers 16% $86,980
Computer Science Professors 15% $64,180
Web Developers 11% $50,780
Computer and Information Systems Managers 10% $128,490
Computer Network Support Specialists 10% $46,380
Computer Workers 5% $80,720
Computer Programmers -6% $55,950

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

Major Annual Graduates in SD
Computer Information Systems 227
Information Technology 146
Other Computer Sciences 92
Information Science 65
Computer Systems Networking 48
Computer Programming 21
Computer Software Applications 18
Data Processing 1

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