Computer Science in Georgia

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Schools Offering Computer Science Programs in Georgia


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Georgia receive computer science degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 301 computer science professionals graduate from Georgia's 14 computer science schools.

Top Schools

Emory University, which was ranked 14th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a computer science program. It is located in Atlanta. 16 students graduated with a degree in computer science from Emory University in 2010. Students at Emory University paid $39,158 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Georgia with a computer science program is University of Georgia, which is located in Athens. In 2010, it was ranked 15th nationwide. In 2010, University of Georgia graduated 57 students from its computer science program. The tuition rate at University of Georgia was $8,736 per year.

The third-ranked school in Georgia with a computer science program is Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, which is located in Atlanta. In 2010, it was ranked 19th nationwide. 26 students graduated with degree in computer science from Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus in 2010. Students at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus paid $8,716 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Georgia's computer science schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $13,840 per year, though tuition can range from $39,158 per year to $4,454 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Georgia computer science schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Emory University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $39,158 per year
  2. Mercer University - located in Macon, students are charged $30,560 per year
  3. Berry College - located in Mount Berry, students are charged $24,620 per year

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

  1. Georgia Southwestern State University - located in Americus, students are charged $4,454 per year
  2. Kennesaw State University - located in Kennesaw, students are charged $5,042 per year
  3. Southern Polytechnic State University - located in Marietta, students are charged $5,180 per year

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

The largest populations of Georgia computer science professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Barrow County - 10,390 computer science professionals
  2. Burke County - 330 computer science professionals
  3. Murray County - 310 computer science professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of computer science professionals in the state of Georgia will shrink to 16,450. This would require a -5% decline in the field.

Salary

computer science professionals in Georgia earn $72,637 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. Computer science professional in Georgia had varying salaries from $16,180 to $160,200 per year in 2010. On average computer science professional earn the most in the following Georgia counties:

  1. Houston County - $100,260 per year
  2. Floyd County - $91,260 per year
  3. Hall County - $91,160 per year

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

  1. Russell County - $33,430 per year
  2. Appling County - $51,785 per year
  3. Banks County - $54,840 per year

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

  1. Information Systems Manager - $113,140 per year
  2. Computer Science Teacher - $67,420 per year
  3. Computer Operator - $37,350 per year

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

  1. Computer Science Teacher - $67,420 per year
  2. Computer Operator - $37,350 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Georgia 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.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science in Georgia
  • Doctoral Degree in Computer Science in Georgia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,845 miles from location University of Georgia Athens GA 84.6189 51% 34,885
5,902 miles from location Georgia State University Atlanta GA 68.3293 68% 30,427
5,915 miles from location Kennesaw State University Kennesaw GA 60.8852 56% 22,389
5,904 miles from location Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus Atlanta GA 80.8786 42% 20,291
5,899 miles from location Emory University Atlanta GA 86.1612 28% 12,930
5,943 miles from location University of West Georgia Carrollton GA 56.8754 57% 11,500
5,856 miles from location Mercer University Macon GA 66.2857 20% 8,072
5,911 miles from location Southern Polytechnic State University Marietta GA 22.5982 63% 5,183
5,904 miles from location Clark Atlanta University Atlanta GA 22.0674 18% 3,873
5,869 miles from location Fort Valley State University Fort Valley GA 21.9471 40% 3,553
5,887 miles from location Georgia Southwestern State University Americus GA 23.3063 52% 2,903
5,858 miles from location Piedmont College Demorest GA 22.0766 30% 2,811
5,950 miles from location Berry College Mount Berry GA 63.3969 35% 1,922
5,763 miles from location Paine College Augusta GA 40.8694 21% 907
 

Curious what studying Computer Science gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Computer and Information Systems Managers + 10,100 $113,140 -2.6%
2
Computer Operators + 2,820 $37,350 -30.0%
3
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 950 $67,420 -19.5%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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