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Basic Certificates in Data Entry

1,081 Yearly Graduations
70% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
A basic certificate in data entry is offered at 115 colleges in the United States. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 48% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 0.8% of data entry graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Data Entry Majors

In 2018-2019, 1,081 earned their basic certificate in data entry. This earns it the #6 spot on the list of the most popular basic certificate programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in data entry at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 1,081
Associate’s Degree 237
Undergraduate Certificate 64

Earnings of Data Entry Majors With Basic Certificates

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for data entry majors who have their basic certificate is not available.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their basic certificate in data entry. About 69.9% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 325
Women 756
Gender Diversity of Basic Certificates in Data Entry

The racial-ethnic distribution of data entry basic certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 93
Black or African American 227
Hispanic or Latino 163
White 524
International Students 9
Other Races/Ethnicities 65
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Data Entry Basic Certificate Students

Most Popular Data Entry Programs for Basic Certificates

There are 115 colleges that offer a basic certificate in data entry. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Lanier Technical College

Oakwood, Georgia
123 Yearly Graduations
81% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Lanier Technical College tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for data entry majors who are seeking their basic certificate. Each year, around 4,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The data entry program at Lanier Technical College awarded 123 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 81% of this group were women, and 31% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

119 Yearly Graduations
84% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for data entry majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Georgia Northwestern Technical College. Roughly 6,600 attend the school each year. The data entry program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College awarded 119 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 84% of this group were women, and 27% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

Central Georgia Technical College

Warner Robins, Georgia
69 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
71% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Central Georgia Technical College is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in data entry. Each year, around 8,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The data entry program at Central Georgia Technical College awarded 69 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 71% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 86% were women.

56 Yearly Graduations
84% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

West Georgia Technical College is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in data entry. Each year, around 7,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 56 basic certificates were handed out to data entry majors at West Georgia Technical College. Around 43% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 84% were women.

#5

Bellevue College

Bellevue, Washington
49 Yearly Graduations
53% Women
82% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Bellevue College is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in data entry. Roughly 12,500 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 49 basic certificates were handed out to data entry majors at BC. Around 82% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 53% were women.

#6

Irvine Valley College

Irvine, California
39 Yearly Graduations
54% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Irvine Valley College comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in data entry. Each year, around 12,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The data entry program at Irvine Valley College awarded 39 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 67% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 54% were women.

#7

Chattahoochee Technical College

Marietta, Georgia
38 Yearly Graduations
84% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Chattahoochee Technical College comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in data entry. Roughly 10,100 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 38 people received their basic certificate in data entry from Chattahoochee Technical College. Around 47% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 84% were women.

#7

Shoreline Community College

Shoreline, Washington
38 Yearly Graduations
79% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for data entry majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Shoreline Community College. Roughly 5,800 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 38 basic certificates were handed out to data entry majors at Shoreline Community College. Around 21% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 79% were women.

#9

Diablo Valley College

Pleasant Hill, California
36 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for data entry majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Diablo Valley College. Each year, around 19,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 36 people received their basic certificate in data entry from Diablo Valley. About 50% of this group were women, and 67% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#10

South Georgia Technical College

Americus, Georgia
32 Yearly Graduations
81% Women
81% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

South Georgia Technical College is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in data entry. Each year, around 2,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 32 basic certificates were handed out to data entry majors at South Georgia Technical College. Around 81% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 81% were women.

#11

Southeastern Technical College

Vidalia, Georgia
29 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Southeastern Technical College is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in data entry. Each year, around 1,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 29 basic certificates were handed out to data entry majors at Southeastern Technical College. About 90% of this group were women, and 52% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

28 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Lake Washington Institute of Technology comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in data entry. Roughly 3,600 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 28 people received their basic certificate in data entry from LWTech. Of these students, 86% were women and 43% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#12

Southern Regional Technical College

Thomasville, Georgia
28 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Southern Regional Technical College is the 12th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in data entry. Each year, around 4,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The data entry program at Southern Regional Technical College awarded 28 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 57% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 86% were women.

#12

Atlanta Technical College

Atlanta, Georgia
28 Yearly Graduations
79% Women

Atlanta Technical College comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in data entry. Each year, around 3,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 28 people received their basic certificate in data entry from Atlanta Area Tech. About 79% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#15

Waubonsee Community College

Sugar Grove, Illinois
24 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Waubonsee Community College is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in data entry. Roughly 8,600 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 basic certificates were handed out to data entry majors at Waubonsee. Of these students, 67% were women and 54% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

American Public University System

Charles Town, West Virginia
23 Yearly Graduations
35% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 16th most popular school in the country for data entry majors who are seeking their basic certificate is American Public University System. Roughly 45,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,804 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,615 per year.

The data entry program at American Public University System awarded 23 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 35% of this group were women, and 26% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#17

Edmonds Community College

Lynnwood, Washington
22 Yearly Graduations
32% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Edmonds Community College is the 17th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in data entry. Roughly 7,800 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 22 basic certificates were handed out to data entry majors at Edmonds Community College. About 32% of this group were women, and 36% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#18

Coastal Pines Technical College

Waycross, Georgia
21 Yearly Graduations
76% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 18th most popular school in the country for data entry majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Coastal Pines Technical College. Each year, around 4,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 21 people received their basic certificate in data entry from Coastal Pines Technical College. Around 29% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 76% were women.

#19

Athens Technical College

Athens, Georgia
18 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 19th most popular school in the country for data entry majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Athens Technical College. Each year, around 4,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 18 people received their basic certificate in data entry from Athens Technical College. Around 44% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 89% were women.

#20

Chaffey College

Rancho Cucamonga, California
17 Yearly Graduations
29% Women
65% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 20th most popular school in the country for data entry majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Chaffey College. Each year, around 22,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 17 people received their basic certificate in data entry from Chaffey College. Of these students, 29% were women and 65% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Data Entry Concentrations

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
General Data Entry 1,039
Word Processing 39
Other Data Entry 3

Below are some popular majors that are similar to data entry that offer basic certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Computer Information Systems 10,889
Information Technology 7,770
Computer Systems Networking 5,591
Computer Programming 3,860
Computer Software Applications 2,840

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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