Computer Science in Missouri

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Schools Offering Computer Science Programs in Missouri


Each year, approximately 0.2% of Missouri graduates receive degrees in computer science. In other words, every year an estimated 441 computer science professionals graduate from Missouri's 24 computer science schools.

Top Schools

Webster University, which was ranked 30th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Missouri that has a computer science program. It is located in Saint Louis. 61 students graduated with a degree in computer science from Webster University in 2010. Tuition at Webster University was $21,748 per year.

Lindenwood University, which was ranked 43rd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Missouri that has a computer science program. It is located in Saint Charles. In 2010, Lindenwood University graduated 0 students from its computer science program. Tuition at Lindenwood University was $13,540 per year.

The third-ranked school in Missouri that has a computer science program is Washington University in St Louis. Washington University in St Louis, which was ranked 53rd in the country in 2010, is located in Saint Louis. In 2010, Washington University in St Louis graduated 68 students from its computer science programs. Tuition at Washington University in St Louis was $40,369 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Missouri's computer science schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $12,874 per year, though tuition can range from $40,369 per year to $1,920 per year. In 2010, the computer science schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Missouri were:

  1. Washington University in St Louis - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $40,369 per year
  2. Rockhurst University - located in Kansas City, students are charged $27,340 per year
  3. Maryville University of Saint Louis - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $21,910 per year

The following Missouri computer science schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Crowder College - located in Neosho, students are charged $1,920 per year
  2. State Fair Community College - located in Sedalia, students are charged $2,460 per year
  3. North Central Missouri College - located in Trenton, students are charged $2,550 per year

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

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

  1. Bond County - 4,240 computer science professionals
  2. Franklin County - 3,330 computer science professionals
  3. Christian County - 440 computer science professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 7,720 computer science professionals will be working in Missouri. This would require the number of computer science professional to shrink by -11%.

Salary

computer science professionals in Missouri make an average of $66,560 per year. But, salaries for computer science professional can vary. In 2010, computer science professional made as little as less than $15,460 per year or as much as more than $147,340 per year in Missouri. The following counties in Missouri have the highest average salaries for computer science professionals:

  1. Jasper County - $91,640 per year
  2. Doniphan County - $89,560 per year
  3. Alexander County - $85,100 per year

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

  1. Callaway County - $52,063 per year
  2. Boone County - $57,220 per year
  3. Audrain County - $58,033 per year

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

  1. Information Systems Manager - $108,910 per year
  2. Computer Science Teacher - $54,100 per year
  3. Computer Operator - $36,670 per year

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

  1. Computer Science Teacher - $54,100 per year
  2. Computer Operator - $36,670 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Missouri 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 Missouri
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science in Missouri
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science in Missouri
  • Doctoral Degree in Computer Science in Missouri

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,405 miles from location Missouri State University Springfield MO 35.1751 57% 20,371
6,244 miles from location Webster University Saint Louis MO 70.0021 38% 19,372
6,242 miles from location University of Missouri-St Louis Saint Louis MO 25.4763 41% 16,534
6,350 miles from location Columbia College Columbia MO 22.5455 32% 15,556
6,471 miles from location University of Missouri-Kansas City Kansas City MO 27.6206 38% 14,799
6,242 miles from location Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis MO 47.1167 30% 13,575
6,476 miles from location Park University Kansas City MO 24.2346 53% 12,775
6,426 miles from location University of Central Missouri Warrensburg MO 30.4658 51% 11,191
6,252 miles from location Lindenwood University Saint Charles MO 57.1604 55% 10,408
6,475 miles from location Grantham University Kansas City MO 4.71658 n/a 7,573
6,361 miles from location Truman State University Kirksville MO 35.1898 40% 5,781
6,406 miles from location Drury University Springfield MO 29.0015 49% 5,489
6,466 miles from location Crowder College Neosho MO 18.5042 n/a 4,482
6,401 miles from location State Fair Community College Sedalia MO 16.3254 n/a 4,263
6,411 miles from location Southwest Baptist University Bolivar MO 23.5388 31% 3,716
6,252 miles from location Maryville University of Saint Louis Saint Louis MO 30.1378 48% 3,534
6,369 miles from location Central Methodist University-College of Graduate & Extended Studies Fayette MO 0.893999 n/a 3,134
6,470 miles from location Rockhurst University Kansas City MO 30.406 26% 3,029
6,472 miles from location Avila University Kansas City MO 22.53 27% 1,893
6,416 miles from location North Central Missouri College Trenton MO 22.466 n/a 1,802
6,405 miles from location College of the Ozarks Point Lookout MO 35.6208 93% 1,347
6,369 miles from location Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Fayette MO 21.0328 34% 1,051
6,299 miles from location Hannibal-Lagrange College Hannibal MO 21.2492 33% 1,042
6,407 miles from location Everest College-Springfield Campus Springfield MO 18.4511 81% 520
 

Curious what studying Computer Science gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Computer and Information Systems Managers + 4,980 $108,910 4.2%
2
Computer Operators + 1,420 $36,670 -57.6%
3
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 690 $54,100 -33.7%
 

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