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Computer Science Schools in Wisconsin

54 students earned CompSci degrees in Wisconsin in the 2020-2021 year.

In terms of popularity, Computer Science is the 52nd most popular major in the state out of a total 195 majors commonly available.

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
Master’s Degree 53
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.4%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 33.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 59.3%
  • Other Races: 0.0%

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.


Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Wisconsin

In this state, compsci grads earn an average of $79,420. Nationwide, they make an average of $96,200.


There are 4 colleges in Wisconsin that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
24,565 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.20%. The average student takes 4.74 years to complete their degree at UWM. Of all the students who attend this school, 78% get financial aid.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
11,989 Total Students

A typical student attending UW - Whitewater will pay a net price of $14,417. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.40%. In their early career, UW - Whitewater grads earn an average salary of $43,126.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
5,855 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,844. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. The 3.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.


Marquette University

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
11,550 Total Students

The average student takes 4.23 years to complete their degree at Marquette. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 60%.

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 15% $50,600
Computer and Information Systems Managers 15% $119,120
Systems Software Developers 13% $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 283
Information Science 45
Information Technology 27

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