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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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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