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Computer Software Applications Schools in Illinois

In 2018-2019, 147 students earned their Computer Software degrees in IL.

In this state, Computer Software Applications is the 71st most popular major out of a total 233 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Computer Software Applications Majors in Illinois

Computer Software majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 138
Post-Master’s Certificate 9
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 9

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a computer software major is more popular with men than with women.

Computer Software Applications Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of computer software majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 15.6%
  • Black or African American: 3.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.8%
  • White: 32.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 25.9%
  • Other Races: 18.4%
Computer Software Applications Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Software Applications Grads in Illinois

63,570 people in the state and 1,647,460 in the nation are employed in jobs related to computer software.

Computer Software Applications Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Computer Software Applications Jobs in Illinois

Computer Software grads earn an average of $91,860 in the state and $89,580 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Illinois that offer computer software degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

#1

DePaul University

Chicago
103 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
22,437 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. The average student takes 4.22 years to complete their degree at DePaul. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.10%.

#2

Lewis University

Romeoville
39 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
6,440 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.38 years to graduate. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $18,531. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
20,635 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 77%. The student loan default rate is 3.90% which is lower than average. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#4

Governors State University

University Park
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,857 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 45%. 96% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $37,300 after graduation.

#4

North Central College

Naperville
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
2,928 Total Students

In their early career, North Central grads earn an average salary of $37,700. Most students complete their degree in 4.19 years. The 3.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
6,753 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $55,800 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
17,007 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $34,024. 51% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

Computer Software Applications Careers in IL

Some of the careers computer software majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 28% $95,420
Computer and Information Research Scientists 20% $115,290
Web Developers 15% $70,410
Database Administrators 9% $96,170
Graphic Designers 6% $53,410
Multimedia Artists and Animators 2% $59,080
Computer Programmers -5% $87,770

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Computer Science 1,627
Computer Information Systems 458
Information Science 339
Computer Systems Analysis 240
Computer Systems Networking 145
Information Technology 99
Other Computer Sciences 76
Computer Programming 38

View all majors related to Computer Software Applications

View Nationwide Computer Software Applications Report

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