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Overview for Computer Science

A general program that focuses on computers, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, and computing theory; computer hardware design; computer development and programming; and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

Careers for Computer Science Majors

A major in Computer Science is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in Computer Science

Top 50 U.S. Colleges with the highest percentage of Computer Science among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Percentage
SelectivityTuition
Neumont University
South Jordan, UT
 88
(100.0%)
 $30,620 
 LA College International
Los Angeles, CA
 1
(50.0%)
Open Admissions- 
 Stevens-Henager College
Logan, UT
 14
(34.1%)
Open Admissions- 
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 Stevens-Henager College-Ogden
West Haven, UT
 10
(20.8%)
Open Admissions$26,550 
 California College-San Diego
San Diego, CA
 6
(17.6%)
Open Admissions- 
Rust College
Holly Springs, MS
 18
(15.1%)
Moderately Selective$7,870 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
 176
(14.5%)
Most Selective$37,510 
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 Salish Kootenai College
Pablo, MT
 5
(14.3%)
Open Admissions$10,863 
 Stevens-Henager College
Murray, UT
 7
(13.0%)
Open Admissions$14,500 
 Everest College-Springfield Campus
Springfield, MO
 1
(12.5%)
 $11,412 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.