Computer Science in Connecticut

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Schools Offering Computer Science Programs in Connecticut


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Connecticut receive computer science degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 142 computer science professionals graduate from Connecticut's 9 computer science schools.

Top Schools

Yale University, which is located in New Haven, is the top-ranked school in Connecticut that has a computer science program. It received a ranking of 2nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Yale University graduated 2 students from its computer science program. Yale University charged in-state students $38,300 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Connecticut that has a computer science program is Wesleyan University. Wesleyan University, which was ranked 16th in the country in 2010, is located in Middletown. 10 students graduated with degree in computer science from Wesleyan University in 2010. Wesleyan University charged in-state students $42,084 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Connecticut with a computer science program is University of Connecticut, which is located in Storrs Mansfield. In 2010, it was ranked 19th nationwide. 10 students graduated with degree in computer science from University of Connecticut in 2010. Tuition at University of Connecticut was $10,416 per year.

Cost

Computer science schools in Connecticut, charge students an average tuition of $17,569 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $42,084 per year, or as little as $3,386 per year. In 2010, the following Connecticut computer science schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Wesleyan University - located in Middletown, students are charged $42,084 per year
  2. Yale University - located in New Haven, students are charged $38,300 per year
  3. University of New Haven - located in West Haven, students are charged $30,750 per year

The computer science schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Connecticut were:

  1. Norwalk Community College - located in Norwalk, students are charged $3,386 per year
  2. Gateway Community College - located in New Haven, students are charged $3,406 per year
  3. Manchester Community College - located in Manchester, students are charged $3,406 per year

A computer science degree from a Connecticut school... what next?

In Connecticut, the largest numbers of computer science professional work in the following counties:

  1. Hartford County - 3,440 computer science professionals
  2. Fairfield County - 2,530 computer science professionals
  3. Middlesex County - 930 computer science professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of computer science professionals in the state of Connecticut will shrink to 9,210. This would require a -7% decline in the field.

Salary

computer science professionals in Connecticut earn $78,150 per year on average. But, salaries for computer science professional can vary. In 2010, computer science professional made as little as less than $19,280 per year or as much as more than $163,770 per year in Connecticut. The counties in Connecticut with the highest average salary for computer science professionals are:

  1. Litchfield County - $85,060 per year
  2. Fairfield County - $78,936 per year
  3. Middlesex County - $77,883 per year

On average, computer science professionals earn the least in the following Connecticut counties:

  1. New London County - $72,945 per year
  2. Hartford County - $76,865 per year
  3. Middlesex County - $77,883 per year

The computer science professionals with highest average salaries in Connecticut were:

  1. Information Systems Manager - $112,980 per year
  2. Computer Science Teacher - $77,840 per year
  3. Computer Operator - $43,630 per year

On average, the lowest paid computer science professionals in Connecticut were:

  1. Computer Science Teacher - $77,840 per year
  2. Computer Operator - $43,630 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Connecticut statistics regarding a career in computer science and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as information systems or information technology.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Computer Science in Connecticut
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science in Connecticut
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science in Connecticut
  • Certificate in Computer Science in Connecticut

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,316 miles from location University of Connecticut Storrs Mansfield CT 81.1342 29% 25,029
5,344 miles from location Yale University New Haven CT 98.1624 68% 11,593
5,333 miles from location Manchester Community College Manchester CT 9.89282 n/a 7,366
5,343 miles from location Gateway Community College New Haven CT 8.87725 n/a 6,847
5,368 miles from location Norwalk Community College Norwalk CT 9.78902 n/a 6,685
5,345 miles from location University of New Haven West Haven CT 58.8755 34% 5,770
5,355 miles from location University of Bridgeport Bridgeport CT 46.4473 10% 5,103
5,333 miles from location Wesleyan University Middletown CT 83.6527 32% 3,148
5,303 miles from location Connecticut College New London CT 37.5239 29% 1,911
 

Curious what studying Computer Science gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Connecticut

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary + n/a $77,840
2
Computer and Information Systems Managers + 6,660 $112,980 32.7%
3
Computer Operators + 920 $43,630 -47.7%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are computer science related jobs in Connecticut