Computer Science in Idaho

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Schools Offering Computer Science Programs in Idaho


Around 0.2% of Idaho's graduates graduate from computer science degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 64 computer science professionals graduate from Idaho's 6 computer science schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Idaho that has a computer science program is University of Idaho. University of Idaho, which was ranked 34th in the country in 2010, is located in Moscow. 28 students graduated with a degree in computer science from University of Idaho in 2010. University of Idaho charged in-state students $5,402 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Idaho that has a computer science program is Boise State University. Boise State University, which was ranked 42nd in the country in 2010, is located in Boise. In 2010, 16 students graduated from Boise State University computer science program. The tuition rate at Boise State University was $5,300 per year.

Brigham Young University-Idaho, which is located in Rexburg, is the third-ranked school in Idaho that has a computer science program. It received a ranking of 68th in the country in 2010. 18 students graduated with degree in computer science from Brigham Young University-Idaho in 2010. Tuition at Brigham Young University-Idaho was $3,660 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Idaho's computer science schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $7,107 per year, though tuition can range from $23,100 per year to $2,520 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Idaho computer science schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Northwest Nazarene University - located in Nampa, students are charged $23,100 per year
  2. University of Idaho - located in Moscow, students are charged $5,402 per year
  3. Boise State University - located in Boise, students are charged $5,300 per year

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

  1. College of Southern Idaho - located in Twin Falls, students are charged $2,520 per year
  2. North Idaho College - located in Coeur D Alene, students are charged $2,658 per year
  3. Brigham Young University-Idaho - located in Rexburg, students are charged $3,660 per year

A computer science degree from an Idaho school... what next?

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

  1. Ada County - 840 computer science professionals
  2. Kootenai County - 100 computer science professionals
  3. Bear Lake County - 80 computer science professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of computer science professionals in Idaho will grow by 1%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,400 computer science professionals working in Idaho. The greatest growth for computer science professional is predicted to be amongst Information Systems Managers, who are expected to increase by 15% by 2018.

Salary

computer science professionals in Idaho earn $59,657 per year on average. But, salaries for computer science professional can vary. In 2010, computer science professional made as little as less than $16,540 per year or as much as more than $135,020 per year in Idaho. Computer science professionals in the following Idaho counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Bear Lake County - $88,620 per year
  2. Benewah County - $73,530 per year
  3. Blaine County - $68,210 per year

The following counties in Idaho have the lowest average salaries for computer science professional:

  1. Kootenai County - $51,430 per year
  2. Ada County - $62,310 per year
  3. Blaine County - $68,210 per year

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

  1. Information Systems Manager - $87,620 per year
  2. Computer Science Teacher - $58,010 per year
  3. Computer Operator - $33,340 per year

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

  1. Computer Science Teacher - $58,010 per year
  2. Computer Operator - $33,340 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in computer science in Idaho 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.

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,515 miles from location Boise State University Boise ID 58.2803 61% 18,933
7,299 miles from location Brigham Young University-Idaho Rexburg ID 31.5019 59% 14,944
7,480 miles from location University of Idaho Moscow ID 66.4145 44% 11,957
7,453 miles from location College of Southern Idaho Twin Falls ID 15.7658 n/a 8,133
7,447 miles from location North Idaho College Coeur D Alene ID 16.995 n/a 5,659
7,533 miles from location Northwest Nazarene University Nampa ID 23.5206 n/a 1,950
 

Curious what studying Computer Science gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Computer and Information Systems Managers + 1,050 $87,620 -2.8%
2
Computer Operators + 220 $33,340 -45.0%
3
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 70 $58,010
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are computer science related jobs in Idaho