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Computer Software Applications Schools in Pennsylvania

In 2018-2019, 161 students earned their Computer Software degrees in PA.

A Computer Software Applications major is the 69th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Computer Software Applications Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 157
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Software Applications Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.5%
  • Black or African American: 2.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.6%
  • White: 47.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 37.3%
  • Other Races: 4.3%
Computer Software Applications Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Software Applications Grads in Pennsylvania

56,840 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. PA

Wages for Computer Software Applications Jobs in Pennsylvania

In this state, computer software grads earn an average of $84,510. Nationwide, they make an average of $89,580.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer computer software degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
14,180 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 0.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Most students complete their degree in 4.19 years. 95% of the teachers are full time.

#2

Robert Morris University

Moon Township
48 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
4,608 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.30 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 4.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
4,700 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $19,836. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
26,675 Total Students

58% of students get financical aid. An average student at UPenn will pay a net price of $25,033. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

#5

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
9,197 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.13 years to graduate. An average student at Duquesne will pay a net price of $29,622.

#6

Drexel University

Philadelphia
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
24,205 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 54%. An average student at Drexel will pay a net price of $33,631.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,026 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. In their early career, Thomas Jefferson University grads earn an average salary of $69,000. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
91,427 Total Students

The 4.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $40,100 after graduation.

Computer Software Applications Careers in PA

Some of the careers computer software majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 26% $93,670
Computer and Information Research Scientists 13% $106,800
Web Developers 11% $68,430
Database Administrators 10% $81,170
Graphic Designers 3% $50,080
Multimedia Artists and Animators 3% $63,160
Computer Programmers -8% $84,880

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Computer Information Systems 1,215
Information Science 461
Computer Science 333
Information Technology 313
Computer Systems Networking 113
Computer Systems Analysis 7

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