Computer Science in Nevada

The Top 3 Online Schools: Get Free Info

  • Walden University Btn_top_more_info
  • Capella University Btn_top_more_info
  • American Intercontinental University Btn_top_more_info
Ad_cliff_notes Ad_open_courseware Never-leave-home

There are schools offering computer science degrees in Nevada!

You may want to consider online colleges as well!
Great programs and courses just at the click of your finger!
 

Schools Offering Computer Science Programs in Nevada


Around 0.2% of Nevada's graduates graduate from computer science degree programs every year. Thus, Nevada's 3 computer science schools put out approximately 79 computer science professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Nevada that has a computer science program is University of Nevada-Las Vegas. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, which was ranked 70th in the country in 2010, is located in Las Vegas. 42 students graduated with a degree in computer science from University of Nevada-Las Vegas in 2010. Tuition at University of Nevada-Las Vegas was $5,808 per year.

University of Nevada-Reno, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Nevada that has a computer science program. It is located in Reno. In 2010, University of Nevada-Reno graduated 35 students from its computer science program. University of Nevada-Reno charged in-state students $5,561 in tuition fees per year.

Sierra Nevada College, which is located in Incline Village, is the third-ranked school in Nevada that has a computer science program. It received a ranking of 79th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 2 students graduated from Sierra Nevada College computer science program. The tuition rate at Sierra Nevada College was $24,515 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Nevada computer science school, average tuition will be $11,961 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $5,561 per year to $24,515 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Nevada computer science schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Sierra Nevada College - located in Incline Village, students are charged $24,515 per year
  2. University of Nevada-Las Vegas - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $5,808 per year
  3. University of Nevada-Reno - located in Reno, students are charged $5,561 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Nevada computer science schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Nevada-Reno - located in Reno, students are charged $5,561 per year
  2. University of Nevada-Las Vegas - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $5,808 per year
  3. Sierra Nevada College - located in Incline Village, students are charged $24,515 per year

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

In Nevada, the largest numbers of computer science professional work in the following counties:

  1. Clark County - 1,230 computer science professionals
  2. Pinal County - 290 computer science professionals
  3. Carson City County - 80 computer science professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 1,680 computer science professionals will be working in Nevada. This would require the number of computer science professional to shrink by -5%.

Salary

On average, computer science professionals earn a salary of $67,393 per year in Nevada state. But, salaries for computer science professional can vary. In 2010, computer science professional made as little as less than $27,120 per year or as much as more than $148,850 per year in Nevada. The counties in Nevada with the highest average salary for computer science professionals are:

  1. Carson City County - $88,090 per year
  2. Elko County - $86,720 per year
  3. Pinal County - $77,020 per year

The Nevada counties with the lowest average salary for computer science professionals are:

  1. Clark County - $68,950 per year
  2. Pinal County - $77,020 per year
  3. Elko County - $86,720 per year

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

  1. Information Systems Manager - $106,270 per year
  2. Computer Science Teacher - $58,870 per year
  3. Computer Operator - $37,040 per year

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

  1. Computer Science Teacher - $58,870 per year
  2. Computer Operator - $37,040 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in computer science in Nevada 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 Nevada
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science in Nevada

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

View Online Schools
Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,613 miles from location University of Nevada-Las Vegas Las Vegas NV 30.2847 53% 29,080
7,784 miles from location University of Nevada-Reno Reno NV 29.9905 49% 16,875
7,798 miles from location Sierra Nevada College Incline Village NV 20.9605 53% 903
 

Curious what studying Computer Science gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Computer and Information Systems Managers + 1,250 $106,270 20.2%
2
Computer Operators + 330 $37,040 -40.0%
3
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 170 $58,870 -29.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are computer science related jobs in Nevada