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844 CompSci students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Computer Science is the 3rd most popular major in the state out of a total 10 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in Utah

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 633
Associate’s Degree 133
Master’s Degree 65
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 13
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 13
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 13

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Science Majors in UT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.5%
  • Black or African American: 0.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.3%
  • White: 74.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 9.7%
  • Other Races: 5.7%
Computer Science Majors in UT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in Utah

In this state, there are 37,540 people employed in jobs related to a compsci degree, compared to 2,790,990 nationwide.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. UT

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Utah

A typical salary for a compsci grad in the state is $86,790, compared to a typical salary of $96,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Utah that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

#1

University of Utah

Salt Lake City
229 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
32,852 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $40,800 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.70%. 85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

224 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
29,644 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.83 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,100 a year. A typical student attending WSU will pay a net price of $11,832.

212 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
34,318 Total Students

It takes the average student 5.01 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $41,100 a year. 69% of students get financical aid.

95 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
41,728 Total Students

75% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 6.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. In their early career, UVU grads earn an average salary of $34,500.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
14% Graduation Rate
136,139 Total Students

The average student takes 4.67 years to complete their degree at WGU. The student to faculty ratio is 41 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 77%.

#6

Westminster College Utah

Salt Lake City
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
2,215 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $22,793. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,200 after earning their degree at this institution. 99% of students get financical aid.

#6

Dixie State University

Saint George
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
11,193 Total Students

35% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.70 years to complete their degree at Dixie State College. Graduates earn an average $28,600 after graduation.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
15% Graduation Rate
95 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,200 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. It takes the average student 4.00 years to graduate.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
11,224 Total Students

In their early career, Southern Utah University grads earn an average salary of $30,200. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 74% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $14,284.

#10

Stevens-Henager College

West Haven
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
187 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $26,988. It takes the average student 4.00 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 39%.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
14% Graduation Rate
260 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,200 a year. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $28,456.

Computer Science Careers in UT

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title UT Job Growth UT Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 71% $97,230
Information Security Analysts 50% $84,090
Systems Software Developers 46% $102,640
Computer and Information Systems Managers 44% $119,410
Web Developers 42% $66,640
Computer and Information Research Scientists 40% $95,720
Computer Network Support Specialists 38% $58,210
Computer Science Professors 35% $97,450
Computer Workers 34% $73,370
Computer Programmers 19% $79,750

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

Major Annual Graduates in UT
Information Technology 1,948
Computer Information Systems 1,867
Computer Programming 525
Computer Software Applications 490
Information Science 407
Computer Systems Networking 213

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