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Computer Science Schools in Wisconsin

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

A Computer Science major is the 7th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 174
Master’s Degree 32

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Science Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.8%
  • Black or African American: 1.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.8%
  • White: 66.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 15.5%
  • Other Races: 4.4%
Computer Science Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in Wisconsin

In this state, there are 44,770 people employed in jobs related to a compsci degree, compared to 2,790,990 nationwide.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Wisconsin

CompSci grads earn an average of $79,420 in the state and $96,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Wisconsin that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

86 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
25,731 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $36,300 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. The average student takes 4.86 years to complete their degree at UWM.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
8,766 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.58 years. 86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
2,081 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 82%.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
5,777 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate.

#5

Carroll University

Waukesha
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
3,449 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,600 after earning their degree at this institution. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
1,896 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $18,040. The 8.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
5,980 Total Students

90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $15,645. The average student takes 4.54 years to complete their degree at UW - River Falls.

#8

Beloit College

Beloit
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
1,143 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 87% are considered full time. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $14,877. Graduates earn an average $32,100 after graduation.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
12,452 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,900 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.57 years to complete their degree at UW - Whitewater. A typical student attending UW - Whitewater will pay a net price of $14,166.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
1,148 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.30 years. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This private school has an average net price of $21,135.

Computer Science Careers in WI

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 32% $84,480
Web Developers 14% $50,600
Computer and Information Systems Managers 14% $119,120
Systems Software Developers 12% $88,260
Computer Network Support Specialists 10% $66,500
Computer Workers 10% $71,050
Computer Science Professors 3% $84,560
Computer Programmers -2% $75,480

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Computer Information Systems 1,519
Information Technology 804
Computer Systems Networking 486
Computer Programming 331
Information Science 294
Computer Software Applications 288
Other Computer Sciences 43
Computer Systems Analysis 1

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