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Computer Software Applications Schools in Virginia

216 students earned Computer Software degrees in Virginia in the 2018-2019 year.

A Computer Software Applications major is the 33rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Computer Software Applications Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 214
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Software Applications Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.8%
  • Black or African American: 4.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.9%
  • White: 28.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 53.7%
  • Other Races: 2.8%
Computer Software Applications Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Software Applications Grads in Virginia

62,790 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. VA

Wages for Computer Software Applications Jobs in Virginia

Computer Software grads earn an average of $94,470 in the state and $89,580 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Virginia that offer computer software degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

152 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
37,863 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. A typical student attending GMU will pay a net price of $20,321. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
25,012 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 95%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.50%. The average student takes 4.08 years to complete their degree at University of Virginia.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
11,870 Total Students

The average student takes 4.30 years to complete their degree at Radford. The student loan default rate of 5.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
23,675 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 6.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Most students complete their degree in 4.61 years.

Computer Software Applications Careers in VA

Some of the careers computer software majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 33% $109,740
Computer and Information Research Scientists 23% $126,060
Web Developers 16% $85,630
Database Administrators 15% $96,090
Graphic Designers 10% $55,560
Multimedia Artists and Animators 8% $63,570
Computer Programmers -6% $92,550

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Computer Information Systems 589
Information Technology 205
Information Science 143
Other Computer Sciences 137
Computer Systems Networking 41
Computer Science 21

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