Computer Science in Minnesota

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Schools Offering Computer Science Programs in Minnesota


Around 0.3% of Minnesota's graduates graduate from computer science degree programs every year. Thus, Minnesota's 31 computer science schools put out approximately 514 computer science professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Minnesota that has a computer science program is University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, which was ranked 14th in the country in 2010, is located in Minneapolis. In 2010, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities graduated 239 students from its computer science program. Students at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities paid $12,288 per year in tuition fees.

Carleton College, which is located in Northfield, is the second-ranked school in Minnesota that has a computer science program. It received a ranking of 17th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Carleton College graduated 24 students from its computer science program. Tuition at Carleton College was $41,304 per year.

College of Saint Benedict, which is located in Saint Joseph, is the third-ranked school in Minnesota that has a computer science program. It received a ranking of 27th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 1 students graduated from College of Saint Benedict computer science program. Students at College of Saint Benedict paid $32,246 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Computer science schools in Minnesota, charge students an average tuition of $14,003 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $41,304 per year, or as little as $3,728 per year. The Minnesota computer science schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Carleton College - located in Northfield, students are charged $41,304 per year
  2. St. Olaf College - located in Northfield, students are charged $36,800 per year
  3. Gustavus Adolphus College - located in Saint Peter, students are charged $33,500 per year

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

  1. Pine Technical College - located in Pine City, students are charged $3,728 per year
  2. Anoka-Ramsey Community College - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $4,551 per year
  3. Saint Paul College - A Community and Technical College - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $4,719 per year

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

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

  1. Anoka County - 9,420 computer science professionals
  2. Brown County - 280 computer science professionals
  3. Carlton County - 250 computer science professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of computer science professionals in Minnesota will shrink by -8%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 12,350 computer science professionals working in Minnesota. The greatest decline for computer science professional is predicted to be amongst Information Systems Managers, who are expected to increase by 8% by 2018.

Salary

computer science professionals in Minnesota make an average of $76,507 per year. In 2010, however, some Minnesota computer science professional earned as little as less than $22,630 per year or as much as more than $165,190 per year. The following counties in Minnesota have the highest average salaries for computer science professionals:

  1. Big Stone County - $106,360 per year
  2. Benton County - $97,500 per year
  3. Blue Earth County - $96,390 per year

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

  1. Brown County - $67,367 per year
  2. Anoka County - $77,103 per year
  3. Carlton County - $81,450 per year

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

  1. Information Systems Manager - $118,360 per year
  2. Computer Science Teacher - $73,150 per year
  3. Computer Operator - $38,010 per year

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

  1. Computer Science Teacher - $73,150 per year
  2. Computer Operator - $38,010 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Minnesota statistics regarding a career in computer science. Take a look and compare salaries with various 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 Minnesota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science in Minnesota
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science in Minnesota
  • Doctoral Degree in Computer Science in Minnesota
  • Certificate in Computer Science in Minnesota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,383 miles from location University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis MN 86.0842 32% 51,659
6,384 miles from location Walden University Minneapolis MN 16.553 n/a 40,714
6,426 miles from location Saint Cloud State University Saint Cloud MN 31.3343 45% 18,123
6,423 miles from location Minnesota State University-Mankato Mankato MN 31.8355 42% 14,955
6,323 miles from location University of Minnesota-Duluth Duluth MN 64.3966 37% 11,664
6,381 miles from location University of St Thomas Saint Paul MN 34.5939 31% 10,851
6,371 miles from location Century Community and Technical College Saint Paul MN 10.7099 n/a 10,514
6,388 miles from location Normandale Community College Minneapolis MN 8.89031 n/a 10,046
6,388 miles from location Anoka-Ramsey Community College Minneapolis MN 9.66731 n/a 9,192
6,306 miles from location Winona State University Winona MN 29.6569 39% 8,657
6,544 miles from location Minnesota State University-Moorhead Moorhead MN 24.7584 47% 7,510
6,375 miles from location Metropolitan State University Saint Paul MN 13.2102 32% 7,354
6,516 miles from location Minnesota State Community and Technical College Fergus Falls MN 16.8896 n/a 6,732
6,345 miles from location Rochester Community and Technical College Rochester MN 13.4103 n/a 6,269
6,375 miles from location Inver Hills Community College Inver Grove Heights MN 10.5306 n/a 6,215
6,377 miles from location Saint Paul College - A Community and Technical College Saint Paul MN 13.6942 n/a 6,010
6,309 miles from location Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Winona MN 27.8242 32% 5,565
6,453 miles from location Bemidji State University Bemidji MN 25.5837 46% 5,175
6,427 miles from location St. Cloud Technical and Community College Saint Cloud MN 16.6565 n/a 4,459
6,472 miles from location Ridgewater College Willmar MN 19.0395 n/a 4,318
6,383 miles from location Augsburg College Minneapolis MN 62.9719 38% 4,010
6,376 miles from location Dakota County Technical College Rosemount MN 15.9092 n/a 3,564
6,382 miles from location St. Olaf College Northfield MN 37.979 35% 3,099
6,545 miles from location Concordia College at Moorhead Moorhead MN 31.2569 32% 2,811
6,421 miles from location Gustavus Adolphus College Saint Peter MN 36.7798 29% 2,536
6,305 miles from location Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical Winona MN 15.3528 n/a 2,529
6,434 miles from location College of Saint Benedict Saint Joseph MN 72.5322 40% 2,105
6,436 miles from location Saint Johns University Collegeville MN 71.6375 41% 2,021
6,381 miles from location Carleton College Northfield MN 83.3944 36% 2,009
6,511 miles from location University of Minnesota-Morris Morris MN 67.8148 38% 1,705
6,368 miles from location Pine Technical College Pine City MN 14.515 n/a 973
 

Curious what studying Computer Science gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Computer and Information Systems Managers + 9,540 $118,360 13.3%
2
Computer Operators + 1,030 $38,010 -40.1%
3
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 590 $73,150 -3.3%
 

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