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Computer Science Schools in Washington

1,283 students earned CompSci degrees in Washington in the 2018-2019 year.

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 Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 971
Master’s Degree 132
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 102
Post-Master’s Certificate 37
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 37
Associate’s Degree 27
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 14
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 14
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 14

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Science Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 22.7%
  • Black or African American: 3.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.8%
  • White: 40.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 17.8%
  • Other Races: 10.4%
Computer Science Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in Washington

There are 121,180 people in the state and 2,790,990 people in the nation working in compsci jobs.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Washington

A typical salary for a compsci grad in the state is $107,800, compared to a typical salary of $96,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 22 colleges in Washington that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

381 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,576 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,001. The full-time teacher rate is 79%. The student loan default rate of 2.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

230 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
5,913 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 62% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

191 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
31,607 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.10%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $40,600 a year. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

124 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
1,629 Total Students

An average student at Saint Martin's will pay a net price of $21,826. The student loan default rate of 2.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

115 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
7,199 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. The average student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree at Seattle U. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
11,658 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $36,900 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 5.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
7,537 Total Students

The average student takes 5.09 years to complete their degree at Gonzaga. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 57% of the teachers are full time.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
3,529 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. 52% of the teachers are full time. An average student at SPU will pay a net price of $28,400.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
2,608 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,400 after earning their degree at this institution. 82% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
2,814 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,000 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 97%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Computer Science Careers in WA

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 63% $128,200
Computer Workers 53% $87,760
Web Developers 50% $89,660
Computer and Information Research Scientists 48% $138,110
Computer and Information Systems Managers 46% $148,060
Information Security Analysts 43% $105,080
Systems Software Developers 34% $121,470
Computer Network Support Specialists 29% $74,380
Computer Science Professors 20% $66,060
Computer Programmers 12% $131,520

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Information Technology 1,875
Computer Information Systems 1,661
Computer Programming 843
Computer Software Applications 672
Computer Systems Networking 603
Data Entry 225
Information Science 153
Data Processing 115

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