Computer Science in Florida

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Schools Offering Computer Science Programs in Florida

Around 0.0% of Florida's graduates graduate from computer science degree programs every year. That means an estimated 194 computer science professionals graduate from Florida's 19 computer science schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Miami, which is located in Miami, is the top-ranked school in Florida that has a computer science program. It received a ranking of 20th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Miami graduated 14 students from its computer science program. Students at University of Miami paid $37,836 per year in tuition fees.

Eckerd College, which is located in Saint Petersburg, is the second-ranked school in Florida that has a computer science program. It received a ranking of 35th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Eckerd College graduated 5 students from its computer science program. The tuition rate at Eckerd College was $33,228 per year.

The third-ranked school in Florida with a computer science program is The University of Tampa, which is located in Tampa. In 2010, it was ranked 39th nationwide. 0 students graduated with degree in computer science from The University of Tampa in 2010. The tuition rate at The University of Tampa was $23,218 per year.


If you choose to attend a Florida computer science school, average tuition will be $19,500 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $13,452 per year to $37,836 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Florida computer science schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Miami - located in Miami, students are charged $37,836 per year
  2. Stetson University - located in De Land, students are charged $33,424 per year
  3. Eckerd College - located in Saint Petersburg, students are charged $33,228 per year

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

  1. Bethune-Cookman University - located in Daytona Beach, students are charged $13,452 per year
  2. Everest University-Pompano Beach - located in Pompano Beach, students are charged $13,536 per year
  3. Florida Memorial University - located in Opa Locka, students are charged $14,024 per year

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

The following counties have the largest number of Florida computer science professionals:

  1. Hernando County - 2,330 computer science professionals
  2. Lake County - 2,050 computer science professionals
  3. Miami-Dade County - 1,860 computer science professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of computer science professionals in Florida will shrink by -8%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 11,710 computer science professionals working in Florida. The greatest decline for computer science professional is predicted to be amongst Information Systems Managers, who are expected to increase by 8% by 2018.


On average, computer science professionals earn a salary of $79,970 per year in Florida state. However, Florida computer science professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $18,760 per year to more than $166,350 per year in 2010. The counties in Florida with the highest average salary for computer science professionals are:

  1. Collier County - $123,650 per year
  2. Bradford County - $104,880 per year
  3. Marion County - $100,290 per year

Computer science professionals in the following counties in Florida make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Palm Beach County - $66,177 per year
  2. Gadsden County - $67,385 per year
  3. Okaloosa County - $69,725 per year

On average, the highest paid computer science professionals in Florida were:

  1. Information Systems Manager - $121,720 per year
  2. Computer Science Teacher - $82,570 per year
  3. Computer Operator - $35,620 per year

The computer science professionals with lowest average salaries in Florida were:

  1. Computer Science Teacher - $82,570 per year
  2. Computer Operator - $35,620 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in computer science in Florida and to compare salaries with various related fields such as information systems or information technology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Computer Science in Florida
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science in Florida
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science in Florida
  • Doctoral Degree in Computer Science in Florida
  • Certificate in Computer Science in Florida

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,619 miles from location Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale FL 56.4155 31% 29,153
5,619 miles from location University of Miami Miami FL 80.2467 21% 15,629
5,758 miles from location Everest University-Brandon Tampa FL 21.5735 100% 9,886
5,615 miles from location Barry University Miami FL 20.8596 24% 8,846
5,653 miles from location Florida Institute of Technology Melbourne FL 26.7586 22% 8,227
5,707 miles from location Everest University-South Orlando Orlando FL 18.4005 58% 7,799
5,765 miles from location The University of Tampa Tampa FL 60.8242 23% 6,291
5,685 miles from location Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach Daytona Beach FL 26.4714 30% 4,959
5,699 miles from location Stetson University De Land FL 29.1467 20% 3,790
5,684 miles from location Bethune-Cookman University Daytona Beach FL 47.2707 29% 3,614
5,777 miles from location Eckerd College Saint Petersburg FL 64.8582 22% 2,520
5,619 miles from location Saint Thomas University Opa Locka FL 48.5748 36% 2,476
5,733 miles from location Florida Southern College Lakeland FL 59.8689 33% 2,426
5,620 miles from location Florida Memorial University Opa Locka FL 20.5697 25% 1,923
5,616 miles from location Sheridan Technical Center Hollywood FL 20.2387 n/a 1,778
5,611 miles from location Everest University-Pompano Beach Pompano Beach FL 17.9964 100% 1,633
5,617 miles from location Atlantic Technical Center Pompano Beach FL 19.1074 n/a 1,226
5,734 miles from location Everest University-Lakeland Lakeland FL 20.1161 100% 972
5,619 miles from location Management Resources Institute Miami FL 33.5764 100% 162

Curious what studying Computer Science gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Computer and Information Systems Managers + 7,390 $121,720 -7.0%
Computer Operators + 3,520 $35,620 -45.3%
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 1,700 $82,570 4.3%

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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