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Computer Science Schools in Texas

In 2018-2019, 1,633 students earned their CompSci degrees in TX.

In terms of popularity, Computer Science is the 3rd most popular major in the state out of a total 11 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 967
Master’s Degree 393
Associate’s Degree 250
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 22
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 22
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 22
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Science Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.5%
  • Black or African American: 4.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 22.0%
  • White: 31.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 27.9%
  • Other Races: 4.4%
Computer Science Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in Texas

There are 203,910 people in the state and 2,790,990 people in the nation working in compsci jobs.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Texas

A typical salary for a compsci grad in the state is $92,350, compared to a typical salary of $96,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 55 colleges in Texas that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

330 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
68,726 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 87% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 2.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

261 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
38,187 Total Students

The average student takes 4.62 years to complete their degree at Texas State. The student loan default rate of 6.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 76%.

129 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
11,824 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 77% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 2.70% which is lower than average.

127 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
48,635 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. The student loan default rate of 5.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,410.

123 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,082 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,500 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending UH Clear Lake will pay a net price of $12,466. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 65% of students receive it.

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
29,113 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 8.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The average student takes 4.69 years to complete their degree at UT Rio Grande Valley. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
33,054 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $1,445. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#8

Lamar University

Beaumont
44 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
15,460 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $12,967. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 79% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 6.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
18,033 Total Students

97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. An average student at Baylor will pay a net price of $32,601. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,600 a year.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
573 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.50 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it.

Computer Science Careers in TX

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 33% $100,490
Software Applications Developers 33% $108,490
Computer and Information Research Scientists 24% $122,840
Web Developers 19% $70,630
Computer and Information Systems Managers 19% $145,880
Systems Software Developers 16% $108,570
Computer Workers 16% $88,460
Computer Network Support Specialists 14% $69,190
Computer Science Professors 12% $82,420
Computer Programmers 0% $84,980

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Computer Information Systems 6,429
Information Science 1,888
Information Technology 1,432
Computer Systems Networking 926
Computer Programming 754
Computer Software Applications 670
Data Processing 341
Computer Systems Analysis 254

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